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ASX Sector Analysis – Materials Retains Top Billing as Health Care Easing

The Materials sector has remained on top of the standings in both the last 3 and 6 months, in the latest ASX Sector Analysis for the week beginning 22 August 2016.  The Health Care sector has been slowly drifting lower.

The ASX Sector Analysis is conducted over three time frames – the last 3 months, 6 months and 12 months.  If a sector appears above the S&P/ASX 200 index (XJO), then it has outperformed the XJO during that period.  If it appears below, then it has underperformed.  The colour depicts whether the index has risen or fallen during that time period.

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Stuart McPhee
Stuart McPhee
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