ASX this week: Market closes above 7000 points as Afterpay, Woolworths, CommBank and ANZ make gains

The Australian stock exchange finished solidly this week, reaching above 7,000 points for the second week in a row. Here’s a list of the the best and worst performers.

The ASX 200 finished at 7,096, which was 0.45% above last week’s close. The All Ordinaries Index finished higher, at 7,208, which was up 0.39% on last week’s closing figures.

Here’s how shares performed on the market this week:

Sector Movements (17/01/2020 to 24/01/2020)
  Closing Points % Change
Consumer Discretionary (XDJ) 2,845 -0.63%
Consumer Staples (XSJ) 13,510 3.35%
Energy (XEJ) 11,901 -1.11%
Financials (XFJ) 6,264 0.52%
Health Care (XHJ) 45,194 2.66%
Industrials (XNJ) 7,160 -2.20%
Information Technology (XIJ) 1,550 1.10%
Materials (XMJ) 14,504 -0.02%
Telecommunication Service (XTJ) 1,371 -0.56%
Utilities (XUJ) 8,194 -1.85%
Prepared by Canstar. Points taken as of Monday open to Friday close.

 

ASX 200 – Top 5 Share Price Gains (17/01/2020 to 24/01/2020)
Rank Company Closing Share Price % Change
1 Polynovo Ltd $2.80 14.3%
2 Silver Lake Resource $1.57 11.7%
3 Afterpay Ltd $36.99 11.2%
4 Fortescue Metals Group $12.47 9.3%
5 Adelaide Brighton $3.94 7.2%
Prepared by Canstar. Prices taken as of week to week close.
ASX 200 – Top 5 Share Price Losses (17/01/2020 to 24/01/2020)
Rank Company Closing Share Price % Change
1 Cimic Group Ltd $29.07 -18.0%
2 Nib Holdings Ltd $5.48 -16.5%
3 Downer Edi Ltd $7.62 -13.7%
4 Jumbo Interactive $14.69 -10.0%
5 AP Eagers Ltd $9.46 -9.2%
Prepared by Canstar. Prices taken as of week to week close.

 

ASX 200 – Top 5 Market Capitalisation Gains (17/01/2020 to 24/01/2020)
Rank Company $ Change in Market Cap Closing Share Price % Change in Share Price
1 CSL Ltd $4,596,577,064 $310.88 3.4%
2 Fortescue Metals Group $3,279,097,637 $12.47 9.3%
3 Woolworths Group Ltd $2,188,210,026 $40.84 4.4%
4 Commonwealth Bank $1,823,346,692 $85.04 1.2%
5 ANZ Banking Group Ltd $1,219,556,292 $25.90 1.7%
Prepared by Canstar. Prices taken as of week to week close.
ASX 200 – Top 5 Market Capitalisation Losses (17/01/2020 to 24/01/2020)
Rank Company $ Change in Market Cap Closing Share Price % Change in Share Price
1 Cimic Group Ltd -$2,060,520,802 $29.07 -18.0%
2 SYD Airport -$1,422,916,381 $8.41 -7.0%
3 Insurance Australia -$1,386,627,950 $7.30 -7.6%
4 SOUTH32 Ltd -$734,959,670 $2.74 -5.2%
5 Downer Edi Ltd -$719,590,040 $7.62 -13.7%
Prepared by Canstar. Prices taken as of week to week close.

 

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