ASX 200 wrap: Sharemarket holds steady as miners, big bank win

The Australian sharemarket remained relatively steady last week, with miners and Commonwealth Bank among the best performers. Here’s a market wrap:
S&P and All Ords Movements (07/12/2019 to 13/12/2019)
  Closing Points % Change
S&P/ASX 200 (XJO) 6,740 0.49%
All Ordinaries (XAO) 6,845 0.46%
Prepared by Canstar. Points taken as of Monday open to Friday close.
Sector Movements (07/12/2019 to 13/12/2019)
  Closing Points % Change
Consumer Discretionary (XDJ) 2,681 0.31%
Consumer Staples (XSJ) 12,535 -1.46%
Energy (XEJ) 11,657 2.17%
Financials (XFJ) 6,030 1.15%
Health Care (XHJ) 40,828 -0.94%
Industrials (XNJ) 7,049 -0.61%
Information Technology (XIJ) 1,419 -1.44%
Materials (XMJ) 13,790 3.26%
Telecommunication Service (XTJ) 1,295 -0.25%
Utilities (XUJ) 8,107 1.31%
Prepared by Canstar. Points taken as of Monday open to Friday close.

What went up on the ASX?

ASX 200 – Top 5 Share Price Gains (07/12/2019 to 13/12/2019)
Rank Company Closing Share Price % Change
1 Lynas Corporation $2.58 25.9%
2 Orocobre Ltd $2.70 15.4%
3 SOUTH32 Ltd $2.88 13.4%
4 Virgin Money Uk Plc Cdi $3.77 12.5%
5 Galaxy Resources $0.95 11.2%
Prepared by Canstar. Prices taken as of week to week close.

 

ASX 200 – Top 5 Market Capitalisation Gains (07/12/2019 to 13/12/2019)
Rank Company $ Change in Market Cap Closing Share Price % Change in Share Price
1 BHP Group Ltd $5,862,244,274 $39.35 5.3%
2 Fortescue Metals Group $2,493,961,584 $10.72 8.2%
3 Commonwealth Bank $1,894,156,272 $80.06 1.4%
4 RIO Tinto Ltd $1,785,549,989 $100.60 5.0%
5 SOUTH32 Ltd $1,675,561,082 $2.88 13.4%
Prepared by Canstar. Prices taken as of week to week close.

What went down on the ASX?

ASX 200 – Top 5 Share Price Losses (07/12/2019 to 13/12/2019)
Rank Company Closing Share Price % Change
1 Regis Resources $4.12 -10.6%
2 Estia Health Ltd $2.41 -9.4%
3 Evolution Mining Ltd $3.53 -9.3%
4 Viva Energy Group $1.97 -7.7%
5 Collins Foods Ltd $8.90 -7.7%
Prepared by Canstar. Prices taken as of week to week close.

 

ASX 200 – Top 5 Market Capitalisation Losses (07/12/2019 to 13/12/2019)
Rank Company $ Change in Market Cap Closing Share Price % Change in Share Price
1 Goodman Group -$1,407,878,192 $13.67 -5.3%
2 CSL Ltd -$1,306,290,217 $278.12 -1.0%
3 Woolworths Group Ltd -$1,185,540,483 $37.42 -2.5%
4 Newcrest Mining -$1,122,511,092 $28.05 -4.9%
5 Sydney Airport -$1,016,368,844 $8.75 -4.9%
Prepared by Canstar. Prices taken as of week to week close.

 

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