The AGEM Index dropped by 36.05 points in October 2020 to 494.82 points, a 6.8 percent loss from September 2020. Overall, most AGEM Index companies reported decreases in stock price during the month, with five trending positively and eight moving negatively. The stock price of Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ALL.AX) experienced a 4.5 percent decrease, contributing 15.96 points to the AGEM Index’s October decline. Additionally, the stock price for Konami Corp. (TYO.9766) dropped by 10.4 percent, accounting for a 9.80-point decrease in the AGEM Index.
The major stock indices decreased in October, as well. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined by 3.5 percent, and the NASDAQ fell by 2.7 percent. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 dropped by 1.9 percent.