The ASX Australian Stock Exchange Top 20 stocks represent around 56% of the total Australian stock market capitalisation.
What you’ll find below is a summary of the ASX Australian Stock Exchange top 20 stocks, what they do, who manages the company and the market capitalisation of each one.
We have also provided the latest news (powered by Google News) on each of the ASX Top 20 stocks listed below.
The top 20 stocks on the Australian Stock Exchange are known as the Blue chip stocks. They are largely held by long-term investors and fund managers looking to replicate the moves of the Aussie 200 index (XJO).
Whilst the Australian Stock Exchange Top 20 can change, Standard & Poors will only look to re-weight the index every quarter as per current market capitalisation.
This means it is possible for some stocks to move into and out of the top 20 list presented below.
Here are the ASX Australian Stock Market Top 20 Stocks (as of January 2017).
All you need to determine now is if you are going to buy, sell or hold any of the top 20 stocks on the Australian Stock Exchange.
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Of course trading in the ASX Australian Stock Market Top 20 Stocks is possible with Contracts for Difference (CFDs) but it’s important to understand the CFD Risks involved.
The best way to get started is to go through our helpful CFD Tutorial.
The list above and the subsequent descriptions is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any of the listed Top 20 ASX stocks.