Market performance for 2009
The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index gained 26% this calendar year to date. If the return from dividends is included, a total return of 32% was achieved based on the S&P/ASX 200 accumulation index.
Academic study shows positive impact of ADR listing on domestic liquidity
A recent Market Insights paper by academics from the Finance Discipline at the University of Sydney assessed the impact of an American Depository Receipt (ADR) programme on the domestic liquidity of the issuing company and found improvements in liquidity following the first trade of the ADR in the US.
ASX Spotlight Series - new investor forum
On 25 November in Sydney, ASX launched this new initiative to connect ASX listed companies and the domestic investment community, and put them under the investment spotlight.
ASX has compiled this range of upcoming events of interest to listed companies.
ASX recent activities - September to December 2009
ASX is a regular facilitator and participant in industry conferences, listed company seminars, symposiums and investor conferences.