Max Pacella
Investment Analyst
Wholesale Investments
6 Aug, 2021

Welcome back to our weekend reading.

This week has been slightly more sedate on the ‘interesting news’ front, as we travel into reporting season perhaps markets and corporates are on their best behaviour. The biggest splash was created by Jack Dorsey’s Square Inc. agreeing to buy Afterpay for a not-inconsiderable $39 billion AUD, the golden outcome for a company seeking growth but fearing regulation.

As we move throughout August we can expect more news, market surprises and disappointments as financial data begins to flow freely. For now, we’ll fill our time with a lot of charts.

Let’s look back on the week.

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