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n. pl. sub·in·di·ces (-dĭ-sēz′)
1. Mathematics A subscript.
2. pl. sub·in·dic·es or sub·in·dex·es An index of measurement based on relatively few variables, especially a trade index based on the performance of a particular group or type of stocks.


n, pl -dices (-dɪˌsiːz) or -dexes
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) another word for subscript2
2. (Library Science & Bibliography) US an index to a subcategory


(sʌbˈɪn dɛks)

n., pl. -dex•es, -di•ces (-dəˌsiz)
1. an index to a part of a larger category.
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Breaking down the results, the organization's criteria where Bulgaria has a relatively good record are in the "Efficiency enhancers" subindex, which includes higher education (64th), the labor market (68th), goods market efficiency (61st), financial markets (59) and technological readiness.
New orders rose at a faster pace in August, with this subindex rising to 64.
The survey's final reading of the subindex on current conditions increased to 107.
Each subindex further consists of 3-4 quantitative and qualitative indicators, comprising country-level broadband and pay-TV markets as well as socioeconomic indicators.
The PMI survey of around 350 private-sector firms showed that output grew steadily in September, with the related subindex standing at 53.
Price inflation was also faster than in recent months, with the input prices subindex up to 54.
1 in April as new business came in at its fastest pace since mid-2011, with the related subindex rising to 52.
The PMI survey of around 350 private-sector firms showed output contracting for the second time since January, with the related subindex falling to 47.
The subindex for new orders bounced back to growth, improving to 54.
The US fell one spot to 23rd, primarily due to the relatively stronger performance of countries such as China, Malta, Lithuania, France and Bulgaria on the political empowerment subindex.
Changes of subindex MSCI Russia 10/40 will be valid from May 31 and the share of Magnit in the index according to new calculation formula grew up to 9% from 4.
The region performs second lowest on the educational attainment subindex, while on health and survival, the Middle East and North Africa region is in third place.