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Western Australian Stock Exchange Index

Edition 117


Deloitte | WA Index 117th editionWelcome to the 117th edition of the Deloitte WA Stock Exchange Index (Deloitte WA Index), a monthly review of Western Australian (WA) stocks and indices.


  • The market capitalisation of WA listed companies which comprise the Deloitte WA Index increased by 1.5% during the month of February 2012 to a close of AU$168.3bn
  • An increase in oil prices assisted Woodside Petroleum Limited increase its market capitalisation by 8.9% during the month, allowing the oil giant to reclaim the number one ranking in the Deloitte WA Index from Wesfarmers Limited, who fell 4.0% during the month
  • ‘Miners need to prepare for rainy day as perfect storm confronts the sector’ – feature article by Tim Richards, National Mining Leader
  • Movers and shakers for the month were:
    • Papillon Resources Limited who increased its market capitalisation by AU$96m (56.4%) to finish the month at AU$267m
    • Buru Energy Limited who posted an increase in market capitalisation of AU$135m (42.0%) from AU$321m to AU$456m
    • Alkane Resources Limited who increased its market capitalisation by AU$82m (32.3%) to close at AU$336m.

If you have any questions in relation to the Deloitte WA Index please contact Elizabeth Humphryson.


Tim Richards
Deloitte Australia
Job Title:
Partner, Clients & Markets
Tel: +61 8 9365 7248

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