Market Update: S&P/ASX200 Ended in Green Led by Basic Materials Sector

  • Sep 14, 2020 AEST
  • Team Kalkine
Market Update: S&P/ASX200 Ended in Green Led by Basic Materials Sector

The equity market of Australia ended in green on 14th September 2020, and the benchmark index S&P/ASX200 rose by 40.1 points to 5899.5. All Ordinaries settled the session at 6078.5 with a rise of 39.6 points. The basic materials sector and energy sector increased by 2.42% and 2.36%, respectively. However, the technology sector fell by 0.32%.

Sector Summary (Source: Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters)

Top Gainers and Losers: New Hope Corporation Limited (ASX: NHC) (up 8.48%), Flight Centre Travel Group Limited (ASX: FLT) (up 7.78%) and Whitehaven Coal Limited (ASX: WHC) (up 7.26%). Conversely, Cleanaway Waste Management Limited (ASX: CWY) was down by 7.14% and Nearmap Ltd (ASX: NEA) fell 6.50%.

Top Gainers and Losers (Source: Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters)

Movement in the US Markets:

On September 11, 2020, Dow Jones Industrial Average witnessed a rise of 0.48% to 27,665.64 while Nasdaq Composite fell 0.60% to 10,853.55.


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