ASX 200: Afterpay, Westpac shares higher over Christmas

The Australian sharemarket was relatively flat over the shorter week of Christmas trading. Afterpay, Westpac and Northern Star Resources were among the best performers. Here’s a market wrap.
S&P and All Ords Movements (20/12/2019 to 27/12/2019)
  Closing Points % Change
S&P/ASX 200 (XJO) 6,822 0.08%
All Ordinaries (XAO) 6,936 0.18%
Prepared by Canstar. Points taken as of Monday open to Friday close.

 

Sector Movements (20/12/2019 to 27/12/2019)
  Closing Points % Change
Consumer Discretionary (XDJ) 2,736 -0.05%
Consumer Staples (XSJ) 12,572 0.16%
Energy (XEJ) 11,703 0.12%
Financials (XFJ) 6,059 -0.03%
Health Care (XHJ) 41,408 -0.37%
Industrials (XNJ) 7,186 -0.03%
Information Technology (XIJ) 1,448 0.95%
Materials (XMJ) 14,025 0.30%
Telecommunication Service (XTJ) 1,301 -0.19%
Utilities (XUJ) 8,399 -0.89%
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 (20/12/2019 to 27/12/2019)
Rank Company Closing Share Price % Change
1 Speedcast International Ltd (SDA) $0.92 23.5%
2 Gold Road Resources Ltd (GOR) $1.26 15.1%
3 Resolute Mining Ltd (RSG) $1.23 12.8%
4 Silver Lake Resource Ltd (SLR) $1.33 11.8%
5 Costa Group Holdings Ltd (CGC) $2.61 7.0%
Prepared by Canstar. Prices taken as of week to week close.

 

ASX 200 – Top 5 Market Capitalisation Gains (20/12/2019 to 27/12/2019)
Rank Company $ Change in Market Cap Closing Share Price % Change in Share Price
1 Northern Star Resources Ltd (NST) $1,232,432,647 $11.14 4.1%
2 Newcrest Mining Ltd (NCM) $684,270,461 $29.63 3.1%
3 Westpac Banking Corporation (WBC) $551,713,512 $24.33 0.3%
4 Afterpay Ltd (APT) $345,090,612 $30.58 4.5%
5 SYD Airport (SYD) $338,789,615 $9.18 1.7%
Prepared by Canstar. Prices taken as of week to week close.

What went down on the ASX?

ASX 200 – Top 5 Share Price Losses (20/12/2019 to 27/12/2019)
Rank Company Closing Share Price % Change
1 Orocobre Ltd (ORE) $2.60 -4.4%
2 Nearmap Ltd (NEA) $2.56 -3.8%
3 Austal Ltd (ASB) $3.90 -3.2%
4 Cimic Group Ltd (CIM) $33.70 -2.6%
5 Collins Foods Ltd (CFK) $9.16 -2.0%
Prepared by Canstar. Prices taken as of week to week close.

 

ASX 200 – Top 5 Market Capitalisation Losses (20/12/2019 to 27/12/2019)
Rank Company $ Change in Market Cap Closing Share Price % Change in Share Price
1 CSL Ltd (CSL) -$476,565,030 $280.42 -0.4%
2 RIO Tinto Ltd (RIO) -$426,898,646 $102.51 -1.1%
3 Brambles Ltd (BXB) -$320,031,509 $12.04 -1.4%
4 Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) -$318,643,112 $81.07 -0.2%
5 Cimic Group Ltd (CIM) -$291,354,081 $33.70 -2.6%
Prepared by Canstar. Prices taken as of week to week close.

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