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Back in those fake halcyon days of early March when all of us should have been extrapolating events in China much more aggressively on a global financial markets basis, I wrote about plant equipment and tools hire company Ashtead (AHT) that 'in the run up to the November Presidential election, I would still be chilling on this one'. This was a good call in the sense that the share has not held the twenty quid level I have talked about a few times before...however let's face it, most shares are down over the last couple of months or so. Today's update from the company is bullish in one sense...
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