The S&P/ASX 200 (XJO) is Australia’s primary stock market index. The index is comprised of the 200 largest ASX listed stocks and acts as the benchmark for Australian equity performance. Companies range in size from ~$380 million to over $100 billion and together account for ~82% (March 2017) of Australia’s sharemarket capitalisation.How is the S & P / ASX 200 index calculated?
Risk is defined as standard deviation calculated using monthly values. The S&P/ASX 200 is recognized as the institutional investable benchmark in Australia. Index constituents are drawn from eligible companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.When to expect a rebalance of the ASX 200?
Rebalances are conducted quarterly in March, June, September and December. If a significant event occurs (e.g. delisting, merger, etc.) an intra-quarter rebalance may be conducted. A minimum of two business days’ notice is given to the market. Skip to the ASX 200: Sector Breakdown | PE & Yield | ETF.How are the companies listed on the ASX ranked?
All companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) are ranked by market capitalisation. Exchange traded funds (ETFs) and Listed Investment Companies (LICs) are ignored.