Shares

What is a share buy-back and how does it work?

A share buy-back is a capital management strategy used by companies to return money to shareholders. In Australia, a share buy-back occurs when a company decides to repurchase shares from shareholders. These shares are then cancelled, reducing the number of shares on issue. Share buy-back programs are performed by a company either “on-market” (i.e. on …

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What is the ASX 200?

The S&P/ASX 200 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, and adjusted for the shares that are actually available on the market.