S&P 500

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S&P 500

 (ĕs′ ənd pē′)
A trademark for a US stock-market index composed of 500 actively traded, large cap stocks.
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Asian stocks went up slightly on Wednesday, for the second day in a row, despite anxiety over Greece's ability to pass an austerity plan, debate on which to finish by Thursday.The Asia-Pacific index went up 0.9 percent in Tokyo, while the Standard and Poor 500 slipped 0.2 percent.The euro meanwhile came to USD 1.435, a down of 0.2 percent.Japan's Nikkei 225 index was stable while the Korean and Australian main indices went up 1 percent.
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