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ASX in 2016: shocks, turnarounds, and those marvellous miners

The Age  | 02 Jan 2017  | Economics

In a year characterised by a series of shocks and sharp reversals of fortunes, many shareholders will remember 2016 as the year Australia's miners roared back to life after a painfully long period in the doldrums.


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