Afternoon Report / Market adds +9pts – Merry Christmas all

By Market Matters 24 December 19

Market adds +9pts – Merry Christmas all

Market Matters Afternoon Report 24th December 2019


Not a lot to get excited about in terms of the market today with the index chopping around par for much of the session – light volumes, an early close to trade and Chifley tower was like a ghost town today!  Golds and Energy stocks did well today however at the sector level, the healthcare names capped off a spectacular year gaining top spot again.

Overall, the ASX 200 added +9pts / +0.13% today to close at 6794. Dow Futures are trading marginally higher up by +5pts/+0.02%

ASX 200 Chart – some Christmas cheer in the match today drags index into positive territory

ASX 200 Chart

Performances calendar year to date – Index +20%, Healthcare the star while the financials were the cellar dwellers.

Broker moves

·         AX1 AU: Accent Group Cut to Hold at Morgans Financial Limited

·         ASG AU: Autosports Rated New Buy at Moelis & Company; PT A$1.89

Market Hours

Major Movers Today

Have a great night

James, Harry & the Market Matters Team


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