In the first part of this two-part series, we accessed qualified information on some of the world's most popular indices such as Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, and NASDAQ. In this second and last part, we will be accessing more information on some of the other prominent indices.
Nikkei: Similar to the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the Nikkei is regarded as the most widely quoted average of the Japanese stock market. This price-weighted average of the topmost 225 companies of Japan is considered to be a reflection of the overall Japanese market.
Deutscher Aktien Index: Popularly known as DAX, this stock market index in Germany is all about performance of the topmost 30 blue chip companies that are traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The indice is one of the most closely watched indexes in the euro zone as Germany is the largest economy in the euro zone.
FTSE: The index tracks the performance of the most highly capitalized companies of the United Kingdom that are listed on the London Stock Exchange.
DJ EURO STOXX 50: The Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50 index is the leading blue-chip index of the euro zone and comprises of 50 top-sector stocks from 12 euro zone countries.
Hang Seng index: This stock market index in Hong Kong tracks the overall performance of the Hong Kong stock market by recording and maintaining the daily stock price changes in the index.
We at ForexPulse are hopeful that this information on the major global indices will have helped you in understanding the major global indices.