Global Market Map
CSE 5,966.06 (0.00%)
NIKKEI 17,357.51 (0.33%)
Bolsa 44,633.28 (0.96%)
Dow 17,810.06 (0.51%)
MerVal 5,880.84 (0.00%)
HSI 23,893.14 (1.95%)
SHANG 2,532.88 (1.85%)
467.34 (0.44%)
Bovespa 56,084.04 (5.02%)
IPSA 3,286.59 (0.30%)
DAX 9,732.55 (2.62%)
FTSE 6,750.76 (1.08%)
ASX 5,349.00 (1.08%)
S&P/TSX 15,077.12 (-0.23%)
Straits TMS 3,340.53 (-0.14%)
JCI 4,685.89 (0.00%)
KOSPI 1,978.54 (0.70%)
BSE 28,499.54 (0.58%)
Global Markets By Region
Americas Price Change (%) 1 Year % Last Updated
flag Toronto Composite DAILY 15,111.13
+35.95 (0.24%)
+12.11%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Mexican Bolsa IPC Index DAILY 44,633.28
+423.86 (0.96%)
+8.86%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Brazil Bovespa Index DAILY 56,084.04
+2681.23 (5.02%)
+6.22%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Argentina Merval Index DAILY 5,880.84
+0.00 (0.00%)
+9.00%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Chile IPSA Index DAILY 3,286.59
+9.95 (0.30%)
-11.54%
Nov 24, 9:39am
Asian Pacific Price Change (%) 1 Year % Last Updated
flag Nikkei 225 Index DAILY 17,357.51
+56.65 (0.33%)
+12.85%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag ASX All Ordinaries DAILY 5,349.00
+56.90 (1.08%)
+0.35%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Seoul Composite DAILY 1,978.54
+13.70 (0.70%)
-0.76%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Hong Kong Hang Seng DAILY 23,893.14
+456.02 (1.95%)
+0.83%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Shanghai DAILY 2,532.88
+46.09 (1.85%)
+15.32%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Taiwan Weighted DAILY 9,122.33
+30.80 (0.34%)
+8.33%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Singapore Straits Times DAILY 3,340.53
-4.79 (-0.14%)
+5.28%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Bombay Sensex Index DAILY 28,499.54
+164.91 (0.58%)
+40.97%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Jakarta Composite DAILY 4,685.89
+0.00 (0.00%)
+8.52%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Kuala Lumpur Composite DAILY 1,832.26
+0.00 (0.00%)
+2.10%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag PSE Composite DAILY 7,516.24
+0.00 (0.00%)
+23.52%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Sri Lanka All Share DAILY 5,966.06
+0.00 (0.00%)
+2.83%
Nov 24, 9:39am
Europe Price Change (%) 1 Year % Last Updated
flag FTSE 100 Index DAILY 6,750.76
+71.86 (1.08%)
+1.15%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Paris CAC 40 DAILY 4,347.23
+113.02 (2.67%)
+1.61%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Frankfurt Index DAILY 9,732.55
+248.58 (2.62%)
+5.57%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Belgium 20 Index DAILY 3,235.23
+41.99 (1.31%)
+13.89%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Swiss Market Index DAILY 9,080.55
+90.61 (1.01%)
+10.06%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag OSE Norway All Share DAILY 659.57
+6.89 (1.06%)
+11.84%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag ATX Vienna DAILY 2,277.64
+63.13 (2.85%)
-13.57%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Amsterdam Total Return General DAILY 423.46
+6.65 (1.60%)
+6.99%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag Madrid General DAILY 1,063.52
+30.84 (2.99%)
+7.99%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag IBEX 35 225 Index DAILY 10,520.80
+311.60 (3.05%)
+8.72%
Nov 24, 9:39am
flag OMXS-ALL SHARE INDX  467.34
+2.04 (0.44%)
+13.65%
Nov 24, 10:00am
Africa/Middle East Price Change (%) 1 Year % Last Updated
flag ADX GENERAL IND DAILY 4,965.07
+1.14 (0.02%)
+29.95%
Nov 24, 5:45am
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International Stock Market Indexes

A stock market index is a method of measuring a section of the stock market. Many indices are cited by news or financial services firms and are used to benchmark the performance of portfolios such as mutual funds. Stock market indices may be classed as an 'international' or 'global' stock market index includes (typically large) companies without regard for where they are domiciled or traded. A national index represents the performance of the stock market of a given nation—and by proxy, reflects investor sentiment on the state of its economy. The most regularly quoted international stock market indexes are national indexes composed of the stocks of large companies listed on a nation's largest stock exchanges, such as the American S&P 500 and the Japanese Nikkei 225. Below you will find the international stock market indexes for America, Asian Pacific, Europe, Africa and Middle East markets.

Global & International Stock Indexes

The concept may be extended well beyond an exchange. The Dow Jones Total Stock Market Index, as its name implies, represents the stocks of nearly every publicly traded company in the United States, including all U.S. stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange (but not ADRs) and most traded on the NASDAQ and American Stock Exchange. Russell Investment Group added to the family of indices by launching the Russell Global Index.More specialised indices exist tracking the performance of specific sectors of the market. The Morgan Stanley Biotech Index, for example, consists of 36 American firms in the biotechnology industry. Other indices may track companies of a certain size, a certain type of management, or even more specialized criteria — one international stock marketindex published by Linux Weekly News tracks stocks of companies that sell products and services based on the Linux operating environment.