Sydney Top Companies revealed
1 October 2020, Written by Matt Ogg, Nick Nichols, David Simmons and Camilla Jansen
Bushfires, COVID-19 and a global recession have certainly dominated news headlines this year, but the events of 2020 created new opportunities for a large percentage of Sydney's leading listed companies.
Whether it be AI and machine learning company Appen or fintech Zip Co, new entrants in this year's Sydney Top Companies list represent a changing market landscape that rewards bold and forward-thinking business leaders.
By looking at the top five on this list it would be easy to conclude the status quo remains the same, but top players Commonwealth Bank and Westpac have lost considerable value.
For the most part the giants that dominate this list have held firm and stayed resilient throughout the pandemic, but in the words of Qantas CEO Alan Joyce: "Recovery will take time and it will be choppy".
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Author: Matt Ogg, Nick Nichols, David Simmons and Camilla Jansen