Interesting Items: The Bank Sector

The bank sector accounts for 27% of the ASX 200 index by market cap at the moment, but punches above its weight as the below indicate.

  • Accounted for 41% of the rise in the ASX 200 since the bottom of the market in June 2012.
  • Accounted for 36% of the rise in the ASX 200 index since November last year.
  • Accounted for 42% of the rise in the ASX 200 index since the post GFC low in 2009.
  • Is up 25% against the market, up 8% since November last year.
  • Is up 44% against the market, up 31% since June last year.
  • Is up 125% against the market, up 62% since the post GFC low in March 2009.