use index match to lookup the last instance of an item in a list

The list includes several days of transactions
The name and product code are listed each time there is a transaction
How do I look up the only the last value for the last day
index-match-last.xlsm
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Ryan ChongCommented:
try this...

replace Cell H2's formula to this:

=LOOKUP(2,1/(($C$2:$C$25=G2)),$E$2:$E$25)

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and drag down accordingly
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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
You may also try the following formula as well.....

=INDEX($E$2:$E$21,MAX(INDEX(($C$2:$C$21=G2)*(ROW($C$2:$C$21)-ROW($C$2)+1),0)))

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For details refer to the attached.
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AMixMasterTraining DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Both solutions provide the last values in the list, however they do not filter the last date.
How do we index the list to return only the value for the last date.
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Ryan ChongCommented:
>>however they do not filter the last date.
you mean Column A? if yes, then you may try this instead..

=LOOKUP(2,1/(($C$2:$C$25=G2)*($A$2:$A$25=MAX(A:A))),$E$2:$E$25)

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AMixMasterTraining DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Lookup worked!
To the original question, can this be accomplished with Index Match?
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Ryan ChongCommented:
>>To the original question, can this be accomplished with Index Match?
you can use array formula like this:

={ INDEX($E:$E,MATCH(1,($C:$C=G2)*($A:$A=MAX(A:A)),0)) }

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and drag down for the following cells. (Press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to add { and } into formula)
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