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As of 31 December 2007, the Australian Securities Exchange had 1,998 listed companies with a combined market capitalization of $1.3 trillion. Formed when the Australian Stock Exchange and Sydney Futures Exchange merged in 2006, the Australian Securities Exchange operates two trading, clearing and settlement platforms. The first is for equity and related equity derivative products traded on an integrated platform that runs from 10:00 to 16:00. The second is for a suite of interest rate, equity index and commodity futures products traded on a 24-hour platform.
|Number of Listed Companies||1,583||1,714||1,829||1,998|
|Domestic Market Capitalization (in $ million)||776,403||804,015||1,095,858||1,298,315|
|Value of Shares Traded (in $ million)||523,669||672,389||859,574||1,371,745|
|Average Daily Turnover (in $ million)||2,054||2,668||3,411||5,422|
|Average Value of Trades (in $ thousand)||27.8||26.7||23.2||20.8|
|New Capital Raised from Initial Public Offerings (in $ million)||10,816||18,050||12,877||16,726|
|New Capital Raised from Secondary Public Offerings (in $ million)||14,569||15,160||33,648||52,563|
|Number of Trading Days||255||252||252||253|
To create an article for a stock listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, follow these steps: