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The Australian stock market consists of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), the Sydney Stock Exchange (SSX) and the National Stock Exchange (NSX). The largest Australian stock exchange by far is the ASX, with 2,200 listings and a market capitalization of around 1.6 AUD trillion. Among these listings are well-known and actively traded companies such as the Commonwealth Bank, Woolworths, Qantas Airways, the Westpac Banking Corporation, Rio Tinto and the Westfield Corporation.

The main stock index for Australian stocks is the S&P/ASX 200, which covers approximately 80% of Australian equity market capitalization. It is managed by S&P Dow Jones Indices and widely recognized as the institutional investable benchmark in Australia. There are several related indices such as the S&P/ASX 100 and the S&P/ASX 50, tracking the performance of the 100 and 50 most liquid stocks respectively. TradingView has tools like a stock screener and quotes dashboard to find the best stocks to trade.

Timelines

DLPNAug 03 · 2021
Dolphin Entertainment Dives into the NFT Ocean
Dolphin Entertainment dives into TradingView’s top Monday gainers, fueled by a recent partnership with FTX to create its own sports and entertainment NFT marketplace. Prices swim up 55% to close at $12.22.
PYPLAug 03 · 2021
Paypal slips on Q2 earnings, but crypto momentum is building
PayPal ends the week on a low note, down over 8% in two days following light second quarter revenue and a drop in profit from last year. The losses continue into Monday, sinking a further 1.65% to close at $270.99.
PINSAug 03 · 2021
Pinterest interest plummets on poor Q2 results
Pinterest ended last week among TradingView’s top losers, down 18% on Friday after reporting a decline in monthly users and sinking a further 3% yesterday to close at $57.12.
SQAug 03 · 2021
Square spends big to expand 'buy now pay later' service
Payment company Square is expanding its loan operations as the “buy now pay later” trend takes off, with a $29 billion acquisition of Australian Afterpay sending its stock soaring over 10% on Monday to close at $272.38.
AMZNAug 02 · 2021
Amazon's Q2 earnings dive
Despite posting its third $100 billion quarter in a row, Amazon sinks nearly 8% on Friday after missing expectations with its second quarter earnings.
FAug 02 · 2021
Ford revs up with Q2 profit
Ford stock lifted 3.82% on Thursday after surprising investors with a quarterly profit as car sales overshadow supply constraints, although it lost most of the gains again on Friday.

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