Taking stock of Australia’s top 20 companies

The Australian market is up around 10% this year … and here's the story in charts.

From January this year the Australian sharemarket, gauged by the All Ordinaries Index, is up around 10%. This has been largely driven by the industrial sector being up around 12%, and the lagging resources sector down by 2%. The following report looks at the top 20 stocks in the market, highlighting the differing performances between the sectors from a technical analysis view point. From the top 20, both AMP and Telstra feature significant milestones on their price charts.

Note: an explanation of some of the terms used in this report can be found at the end.

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