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South Island Index: 20th edition

On an upward trajectory?


South Island IndexWelcome to the 20th Edition of the Deloitte South Island Index. In this edition we reflect on the performance of South Island listed companies during the quarter to 31 December 2012.

The Deloitte South Island Index finished the 2012 calendar year on a high gaining $405 million or 7.7% in the final quarter of the year. Since dipping to its lowest point in February 2009, the Index closed at 31 December 2012 at its highest point since inception.

Movements in Dec 2012
The month of December resulted in a solid performance with the Deloitte South Island Index increasing by 6.5%. Over the same period, the NZX 50 gained a modest 0.4%, the Dow Jones 0.6% and the ASX All Ords 3.2%.

Quarterly movements – Q4 2012
The Deloitte South Island Index had a stellar quarter – gaining $405 million (7.7%) in market capitalisation since 30 September 2012. This result was supported by a strong quarter for the Property and Biotechnology sectors, which gained $228 million and $75 million in market capitalisation respectively.

Annual movements – Jan 2012 – Dec 2012
The Deloitte South Island Index increased by $1.2 billion (27.4%) during the year to 31 December 2012 – outperforming increases in the NZX 50 of 24.2%, the ASX All Ords of 13.5% and the Dow Jones of 7.3%. 

If you would like to speak to someone about the Deloitte South Island Index, please contact Paul Munro .

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