stock market index

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Noun1.stock market index - index based on a statistical compilation of the share prices of a number of representative stocksstock market index - index based on a statistical compilation of the share prices of a number of representative stocks
index number, indicator, index, indicant - a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
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VIII provides a performance comparison of the overall M&E business to major stock market indices as well as a ranking of 11 M&E industry sectors on both their profitability and profitability growth rate.
The Egyptian stock market indices continued to drop for the fourth consecutive day, reportedly affected by the Greek economic crisis, the drop in China's capital market and domestic fears of militant attacks.
The main conclusions of the research by the EDHEC-Risk Institute are that, first, a cap-weighted stock market index is not the market portfolio of financial theory (the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) theory is often evoked to show that cap-weighted stock market indices are efficient portfolios and attractive investments).
Cheung and Ng (1998) obtained evidence of cointegration between stock market indices and various macroeconomic variables, including oil prices.
In terms of comparative yields, stock market indices have outperformed the art market over the last 12 months; however, over the last four-year period, the trend is reversed.
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In the latter half of 2000, the major stock market indices had been unable to maintain the same levels of rapid growth that started off the year.
The Amex Index continues to outperform all other major stock market indices in 1993 (see chart below).
PARIS -- On September 15, 2006, Vivendi joined the FTSE4Good Global, one of the international stock market indices drawn up by the FTSE (a company owned jointly by the Financial Times and the London Stock Exchange).
E[acute accent]Other positive signs point to the break out of key stock market indices.