ASX Group September volumes report shows steady results

A look at the ASX 200 as it heads into its third decade of trading

ASX Group just announced its September volumes report.

The value of ASX-listed stocks, as measured by the All Ordinaries Index, fell 0.5% in September 2017. This performance was similar to other major markets, including Singapore down 1.7%, Hong Kong down 1.5% and the UK down 0.8%.

Germany was up 6.4%, Japan up 3.6% and the US up 1.9%.

Volatility measures for the Australian equity market remained relatively low in September:

  • Volatility (as measured by the average daily movement in the All Ordinaries Index) was 0.3% in September, down on the previous month (0.4%).
  • Expected future volatility (as measured by the S&P/ASX 200 VIX) in September was an average of 12.7 (compared to 13.5 in August).

Listings and Capital Raisings

  • In September 2017, total capital raised was $8.0 billion, up 139% on the previous corresponding period (pcp).

The complete monthly results of the exchange can be seen here.

ASX Group September volumes report shows steady results

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