The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is the primary stock exchange in Australia.
The very well-known stocks are included in the Standard & Poor’s ASX 20 index.
The biggest stocks traded on the ASX, in terms of their market capitalisation, include:
As in 2006 the three largest sectors by market cap were financial services (34%), commodities (20%) and listed property trusts (10%).
As of March 14, 2016, ASX listed following 2178 companies: