Western Australian Stock Exchange Index

Edition 123 October 2012


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Western Australian Stock Exchange Index | Edition 123 October 2012Welcome to the 123rd edition of the Deloitte WA Stock Exchange Index (Deloitte WA Index), a monthly review of Western Australian (WA) stocks and indices.

Highlights

  • The Deloitte WA Index continued its upwards trajectory during October, increasing 1.8% during the month to close at AU$145.38bn
  • Global indices, however, experienced a mixed month during October with investors remaining cautious on the back of the announcement of China’s GDP data for the September quarter, which was released during the month
  • The majority of commodities surveyed fell during October, with iron ore the notable exception with a price increase of 14.5%.
  • Movers and shakers for the month were:
    • Aspen Group, whose market capitalisation increased by AU$101m (99.4%) to finish the month at AU$203m
    • Marengo Mining Limited, posting an increase in market capitalisation of AU$63m (52.4%) from AU$119m to AU$182m
    • Central Petroleum Limited, whose market capitalisation increased by AU$84 (44.7%) to close at AU$270m.

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