stock index : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n index based on a statistical compilation of the share prices of a number of representative stocks
News & Articles
- Egypt Shares Slide the Most in a Month on Deadly Clashes
Egypt’s stock index headed for the biggest drop in almost a month and the benchmark bonds declined after dozens were killed in clashes between the military and supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi.
July 8, 2013 - Bloomberg
- US Stocks Seen Higher Ahead of Alcoa Earnings
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on the first day of the week, which will also see Dow component Alcoa kick off the official start of second quarter earnings season.
July 8, 2013 - CNBC
- Weak rand buoys South African stocks
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's benchmark stock index rallied on Monday, helped by gains on European bourses and a weakening local currency, which nudged investors to turn to shares favoured by a depreciating rand. South Africa's Top-40 index was 1.8 percent stronger at 35,332.79 at 0834 GMT, after earlier rising more than 2 percent. The All-share had gained 1.6 percent to 39,804.96 ...
July 8, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News