How CSL and BHP helped drive the index above 7000

Original article by William McInnes
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 27 : 17-Jan-20

The S&P/ASX 200 has taken just over two years to rise from 6,000 points to its new record high of 7,000. The index rose above 6,000 for the first time since the global financial crisis on 7 November 2017. BHP and CSL have been the biggest contributors to the S&P/ASX’s 200 rally since this time, adding 200 and 277 points respectively to the benchmark. Shares in CSL were trading at just $144.59 in November 2017, and the stock rose above $300 for the first time on 16 January.

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STANDARD AND POOR’S ASX 200 INDEX,{SPAC}BHP GROUP LIMITED – ASX BHP,{SPAC}CSL LIMITED – ASX CSL

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