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Western Australian Stock Exchange Index

Issue 131 | October 2013


Western Australian Stock Exchange Index Issue 131, October 2013Welcome to the 131st edition of the Deloitte WA Stock Exchange Index (Deloitte WA Index), a monthly review of Western Australian (WA) stocks and indices.


  • The Deloitte WA Index increased by 2.4% during the month of October 2013 closing at AU$149.1bn, supported by consistently low interest rates and a weaker Australian dollar
  • The WA economy retained its position as the top performing state for the third month in a row according to Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s latest Commsec quarterly State of State report
  • Commodity prices surveyed generally performed favourably during the month, with coal leading the way with a price increase of 6.3% and nickel posting gain of 4.8%
  • Movers and shakers for the month were:
    • Allied Healthcare Group Limited, posting an increase in market capitalisation of AU$95m (102.3%) from AU$93m to AU$188m
    • Tribune Resources Limited, whose market capitalisation increased by AU$60m (57.1%) to finish the month at AU$166m
    • Northern Iron Limited, whose market capitalisation increased by AU$48m (54.1%) to close at AU$138m.

If you have any questions in relation to the Deloitte WA Index please contact Marta Klimczak.


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