Defensive stock update

Our defensive stocks have risen by 22.1% since June 30, 1998 compared to a 15.8% rise in the All Ords. Given the exceptional growth credentials of many of our selections, we believe there’s plenty of life left yet.

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Defensive stock update
View company profile for LLC

Date 23 Apr 1999
Current Price $13.00

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Ten months have passed since we first reviewed our selection of blue chip defensive stocks and if it proves anything, it's that a buy and hold approach pays off. The idea was to identify a basket of stocks that would offer insulation against the full impact of a market downturn, provide some diversity and offer good growth potential. Of these stocks all but AMP and Woolworths are now trading at higher prices than when included in the original selections.

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