Definition of Stock market index
1. Noun. Index based on a statistical compilation of the share prices of a number of representative stocks.
Generic synonyms: Index, Index Number, Indicant, Indicator
Specialized synonyms: Dow Jones, Dow-jones Industrial Average, Standard And Poor's, Standard And Poor's Index
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Literary usage of Stock market index
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1. The Investment Environment in the Russian Federation: Laws, Policies and by Oecd (2001)
"... financial crisis At present RTS - which also publishes the most quoted stock market index - is transforming itself into a fully fledged stock exchange, ..."
2. Business Statistics by Melvin Thomas Copeland (1917)
"The stock market index of the Wall Street Journal has been more commonly used for showing movements of security prices; but amongst the twelve industrials ..."
3. Financial Markets for the Rest of Us: An Easy Guide to Money, Bonds, Futures by Robert Vahid Hashemian (2001)
"While DJIA is the most popular stock market index, by no means is it the only one. Some other popular indices are: NASDAQ Composite — Index of all stocks ..."
4. The Financial Organization of Society by Harold Glenn Moulton (1921)
"The stock market index of values thus facilitates the movement of capital to the places of greatest temporary demand. While there are often miscalculations ..."