The S&P/ASX 200 index (ASX: XJO) is an Australian stock market index, created and maintained by Standard & Poor’s (S&P). It tracks the value of the 200 largest public companies ranked by their market capitalisation, adjusted for the shares that are actually available on the market. The S&P/ASX 200 will increase if enough companies see their share prices rise, and fall when they are sold down. The iShares ASX 200 ETF (ASX: IOZ) and SPDR ASX 200 Fund ETF (ASX: STW) track this index.
If you’re on the hunt for bargain ASX income shares, it might be a good time to start researching shares like BHP Group Ltd (ASX:BHP), Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX:NCM) and Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA).
With the S&P/ASX 200 (INDEXASX:XJO) down in 2020, Rask Australia’s Owen Raszkiewicz sat down for an ETF Investor update with BetaShares’ Ilan Israelstam. The duo talk portfolio management, the BEAR ETF and more.