S&P/ASX 200

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Dow Jones

27,173

+358.5 / 1.34%
on 25/09

Gold

1,864

-12.6 / -0.67%
8:15pm 27/09

Crude Oil

40.04

-0.27 / -0.67%
8:15pm 27/09

US Dollar

0.7029

-0.23%
8:15pm 27/09


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About

The S&P/ASX 200 (INDEXASX: XJO) is Australia’s leading share market index and contains the top 200 ASX listed companies by way of float-adjusted market capitalisation.

In April 2000, it replaced the All Ordinaries to become Australia’s primary investment benchmark and accounts for 81% (March 2020) of the Australian equity market.

     • Used as the basis of multiple index products (e.g. VIX, SPI 200 Futures)
     • Indirect investment available through ASX listed index funds (e.g. SPDR, iShares)

The high percentage of market representation gives the index a dual function:
     1. To provide an accurate benchmark for the stock market as a whole
     2. Give institutional investors a highly liquid and tradable index

Listed companies place significant importance on their inclusion in the ASX 200 as it generates institutional interest, encourages investment and often entices research by stockbroking firms and analysts.

A five panel "Index Committee" rebalances the ASX 200 quarterly to ensure listing criteria and liquidity are maintained. Visit the Index Methodology & Calculation page for more information on the construction, maintenance and company selection criteria.

What About Dividends?

The S&P/ASX 200 Index does not include dividends.

If dividends (after tax) were included they would add ~4% p.a. to the ASX 200's performance.

Net Total Return Index

The S&P/ASX 200 Net Total Return Index (XNT) includes all cash dividends reinvested on the ex-dividend date after the deduction of a 30% withholding tax (not applied to fully franked dividends).

1 Year Return

25/09/20

-10.67%

ASX 200

-8.00%

Net Total Return

How does XNT differ from the Total Return Index?

The XNT better represents real-world investing as the S&P/ASX 200 Total Return Index (XJOA) does not include tax payable on dividends.

The XJOA is better suited for use as a performance benchmark as managed funds and advertised investment returns do not include tax payable in the their calculations.

Note: The S&P/ASX 200 Total Return Index (XJOA) has replaced the old S&P/ASX 200 Accumulation Index (XJOAI).

Index Announcements

Date Announcement
04 September 2020 Rebalance - MMS, NHC, OML, ORE, SXL to be removed on 21 September. AIA, AUB, RMS, WGX, Z1P to be added.
30 June 2020 Removal - TUA to be removed on 3 July.
25 June 2020 Demerger - TUA to be added after TPM spin-off. No removal.
12 June 2020 Rebalance - EHE, HUB, JIN, MYX, PLS, PNI to be removed on 22 June. CIP, MP1, MSB, OBL, PRU to be added.
25 March 2020 Postponed - Quarterly rebalance of S&P indices postponed until 22 June 2020
16 March 2020 Demerger - UMG to be added after GNC spin-off. No removal.
13 March 2020 Postponed - Quarterly rebalance for S&P indices are being postponed.

Recent Performance

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Full History

Monthly data 1992 - 2020 in Excel format (.xlsx)

Resources

Ticker

XJO

Constituents

200

Min Market Cap

$530,865,000

Total Market Cap

$1,815,790,000,000

Rebalanced

Quarterly

Next Re-balance

18th Sep 2020

Sector breakdown based on market capitalisation.

Resources at 25 September 2020

See Index FAQs

SECTOR BREAKDOWN