5232.0 - Australian National Accounts: Finance and Wealth, Mar 2020 Quality Declaration
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 25/06/2020
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Financial market summary
Strong contraction in the share market
The shares and other equity market contracted 12.0% in the March quarter. Listed shares and other equity fell 24.6% driven by valuation decreases due to significant falls in the domestic stock market. Unlisted shares and other equity also fell (-6.7%) due to valuation decreases as a result of poor economic conditions both on and offshore.
Graph 1. The listed shares and other equity market
Other notable events in financial markets that occurred during the quarter include:
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