S&P/ASX 200

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S&P/ASX 200

An index in Australia tracking 200 stocks listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. It is weighted for market capitalization and adjusted for float. It is published by Standard and Poor's.
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I had written successive columns last May and June recommending strategic shorts on the ASX 200 share index in Sydney at 5600 and the Australian dollar at 0.
Who pays for our common wealth: tax practices of the ASX 200
The report examined the tax practices of the country's biggest publicly listed companies and found the effective tax rate of the ASX 200 companies was only 23 percent in the 10 years.
5 per cent of CEOs of ASX 200 companies left their job last year, well above the global average of 14.
It is an innovative way to influence corporate behaviour, and we believe it is the first fund of its kind in the world,' he says, adding that the fund is also expected to produce a financial return in excess of the ASX 200.
However, by the close of trading, the All Ordinaries Index had rallied 28 points to 4,542, and the ASX 200 finished the day 32 points higher at 4,530.
Directors of the ASX 200 have been put on notice by legal firm Maurice Blackburn Cashman, acting for the Climate Action Network Australia (CANA), that they must respond to the risks associated with climate change, or face the threat of legal action.
At 5,600, the ASX 200 index in Sydney simply does not reflect these cyclical bearish-case macro themes I see Down Under.
Her comments come after a survey reveals the percentage of ASX 200 companies with male-only boards has actually increased, from 51 percent in 2008 to 54 percent in 2010.
The All Ordinaries Index was up 7 points at 4,521 by 11:01am (AEST), while the ASX 200 was 8 points higher at 4,506.
The company's extensive client list covers the Fortune 500, FTSE 350, SBF 120 and ASX 200 and similar sized private companies.
ASIC today accepted an enforceable undertaking (EU) from National Australia Bank (NAB) following an investigation into the 18 October 2012 share price spike of the ASX 200.