a share price index measuring the market prices of the major stocks listed on the ASX.
A capitalisation weighted index of about 500 of the largest Australian companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX). It is the main measure of the overall performance of the Australian share market.
An index of companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX), which is used as a benchmark to measure the performance of the Australian sharemarket. Other indices commonly used are the S&P/ASX 200 Index and the S&P/ASX 300 Index. See also S&P/ASX 200 Index and S&P/ ASX 300 Index.