powering smart financial decisions

All Ordinaries falls 3.1% in May

All Ordinaries falls 3.1% in May

Australia’s stock market has lost ground over the past month, although it has still posted reasonable returns over the past year.

The All Ordinaries ended May at 5,761.30 – down 3.1 per cent from April, when it finished the month at 5,944.40.

However, the market made a gain of 5.3 per cent over the year to May. That compares to the current inflation rate of 2.1 per cent.

Over the past 1 month-3.1%
Over the past 3 months-0.2%
Over the past 6 months4.4%
Over the past 1 year5.3%
Over the past 3 years4.8%
Over the past 5 years38.9%
Over the past 10 years-8.4%
Over the past 15 years72.8%

The All Ordinaries is an index made up of the share prices for 500 of the largest companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

It peaked at 6873.20 on 1 November 2007.

Did you find this helpful? Why not share this news?



Money Health Newsletter

Subscribe for news, tips and expert opinions to help you make smarter financial decisions

By signing up, you agree to the RateCity Privacy Policy, Terms of Use and Disclaimer.


Learn more about investment funds