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$60bn wipeout as ASX follows the world down

Feb 06, 2018 (The Australian - ABIX via COMTEX) --

The Australian sharemarket followed the global downward trend on 6 February, with the S&P/ASX 200 shedding 3.2 per cent to close at 5,833.3 points. Asian markets also fell sharply in response to Wall Street's sell-off, with the Dow Jones closing more than 1,100 points lower. BHP Billiton was down 2.72 per cent at $A29.33, Beach Energy slumped 8.46 per cent to end the session at $A1.25 and Westpac closed 3.13 per cent lower at $A30.33..

Publication Date: 7 February 2018

STANDARD AND POOR'S ASX 200 INDEX
STANDARD AND POOR'S ASX ALL ORDINARIES INDEX
BHP BILLITON LIMITED - ASX BHP
BEACH ENERGY LIMITED - ASX BPT
WESTPAC BANKING CORPORATION - ASX WBC
RIO TINTO LIMITED - ASX RIO
NEWCREST MINING LIMITED - ASX NCM
EVOLUTION MINING LIMITED - ASX EVN
NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LIMITED - ASX NST
RESOLUTE MINING LIMITED - ASX RSG
SANTOS LIMITED - ASX STO
WOODSIDE PETROLEUM LIMITED - ASX WPL
OIL SEARCH LIMITED - ASX OSH
ORIGIN ENERGY LIMITED - ASX ORG
COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA - ASX CBA
NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK LIMITED - ASX NAB
AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BANKING GROUP LIMITED - ASX ANZ
MAGELLAN FINANCIAL GROUP LIMITED - ASX MFG
AIRLIE FUNDS MANAGEMENT PTY LTD
FRONTIER PARTNERS GROUP
CMC MARKETS PTY LTD
RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA
DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE INDEX
NIKKEI 225 INDEX
SHANGHAI COMPOSITE INDEX

By Samantha Bailey

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