Broader Australian Market Ended in Red

On 2nd September 2021, the broader Australian market ended in red after significant selling was witnessed in the basic materials as well as consumer non-cyclicals sectors. Notably, ASX 20 declined by 0.92% to 4,133.90 and ASX 300 fell by 0.52% to 7,490.50. Also, ASX 200 declined by 0.55% to 7,485.70.

Data Source: ASX; Table Source: Copyright © 2021 Kalkine Media

Performance of Indices:

ASX Midcap 50 Index and ASX Small Ordinaries Index ended at 9,375.40 and 3,556.90 points, respectively. ASX Midcap 50 Index witnessed an increase of ~28.17% as reflected in the chart below:

S&P/ASX 200 vs S&P/ASX Midcap 50 Index vs ASX Small Ordinaries Index – One Year Return

Source: REFINITIV

Gainers and Losers:

In the release dated 2nd September 2021, BHP Group Limited (ASX: BHP) made an announcement about the appointment of Michelle Hinchliffe to the BHP Board to the post of independent Non-executive Director with effect from 1st March 2022.

Altium Ltd. (ASX: ALU) rose by 4.34% to A$31.250 per share.

Data Source: ASX; Table Source: Copyright © 2021 Kalkine Media

Movement on Wall Street:

On 1st September 2021, NASDAQ Composite increased 0.33% to 15,309.38. Notably, Dow Jones Industrials Average fell by 0.14% to 35,312.53.

Note: The reference data in this article has been partly sourced from REFINITIV

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