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Will May make eight straight months of gains for the ASX 200?

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The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) is edging higher today, up 0.45% in afternoon trading. With a small gain posted by yesterday’s closing bell as well, the ASX 200 is now up 0.64% for the first 2 trading days of May.

If the ASX 200 can maintain its positive trajectory for the month, May will mark 8 straight months of gains for the index.

April saw the ASX 200 finish up 3.5% for the month. That was its best performance since November, when the index gained a stellar 10%.

Now in these days of monster overnight gains — and some rapid losses — from the likes of GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) and Bitcoin (CRYPTO: BTC), a 3.5% gain over the month may…



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