ASX Quickstart Lesson Essay

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INVESTIGATE: INDUSTRY SECTORS
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ASX Code Sector Description Companies in Sector
XEJ Energy The S&P/ASX 200 Energy Index (XEJ) comprises companies whose businesses are dominated by either of the following activities: the construction or provision of oil rigs, drilling equipment and other energy related service and equipment Seismic data collection; or, companies engaged in the exploration, production, marketing, refining and/or transportation of oil and gas products, coal and other consumable fuels.
XMJ Materials The S&P/ASX 200 Materials Index (XMJ) encompasses a wide range of commodity-related manufacturing industries. Companies that manufacture chemicals, construction materials, glass, paper, forest products and related packaging products, and metals, minerals and mining companies, including producers of steel.
XFJ Financials The S&P/ASX 200 Financial Index (XFJ) contains companies involved in activities such as banking, mortgage finance, consumer finance, specialised finance, investment banking and brokerage, asset management and custody, corporate lending, insurance, and financial investment, and real estate, including REITs. Banks, mortgage finance companies, insurance companies, real estate.
XHJ Health Care The S&P/ASX 200 Health Care Index (XHJ) encompasses two main industry groups. The first includes companies who manufacture health care equipment and supplies or provide health care related services, and owners and operators of health care products, providers of basic health-care services, and owners and operators of health care facilities and organisations. The second group includes companies primarily involved in the research, development, production and marketing of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology products. Hospitals, Pharmacies, etc
XNJ Industrials The S&P/ASX 200 Industrials Index (XNJ) includes companies whose businesses are dominated by one of the following activities: the manufacture and distribution of capital goods, including aerospace & defense, construction, engineering & building products, electrical equipment and industrial machinery; or, the provision of commercial services and supplies, including printing, employment, environmental and office services; or, the provision of transportation services, including airlines, couriers, marine, road & rail and transportation infrastructure. Defense Force, Gas and Electricity Companies, Manufacturing and building companies.
XDJ Consumer Discretionary The S&P/ASX 200 Consumer Discretionary Index (XDJ) encompasses those industries that tend to be the most sensitive to economic cycles. Its manufacturing…