Robert Sidney CFP - Financial Advisor, Certified Financial Planner, Branch Manager, Manulife Securities Inc., Halifax, Nova Scotia, NS, Canada
Robert Sidney CFP - Financial Advisor, Certified Financial Planner, Branch Manager, Manulife Securities Inc., Halifax, Nova Scotia, NS, Canada

Today's financial markets are as varied as they are complex. I've compiled the following list of brief descriptions and links to many of the major global indices. I hope you find these useful & informative.

Please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions you may have.

S&P/TSX
Composite Index

The key index of Canadian stocks traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. It is the most commonly used measure of Canadian stock market performance.

Dow Jones
Industrial Average
(DJIA)
The key index of 30 U.S. large capitalization stocks traded on the NYSE and NASDAQ.  It is the most commonly used measure of the U.S. stock market.

Robert Sidney CFP - Financial Advisor, Certified Financial Planner, Branch Manager, Manulife Securities Inc., Halifax, Nova Scotia, NS, Canada
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Robert Sidney CFP - Financial Advisor, Berkshire Investment Group Inc., Halifax, N.S.
[Most Recent DJIA from www.kitco.com]

NYSE The New York Stock Exchange.  On Wall Street, lower Manhattan, is the world's foremost securities marketplace.
S&P 500 The Standard and Poor's index. Another widely used measure of 500 U.S. stocks.
NASDAQ The 'National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotes' index, based in New York. In recent years, the Nasdaq has become an equally important measure of US stock performance.
S&P/TSX 60 Index A more properly diversified index of Canada's 60 "blue-chip" stocks.
FTSE The key index of British stocks traded on the London Stock Exchange. Commonly referred to as the "Footsie".
DAX The key index of German stocks traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
CAC 40 The key index of French stocks traded on the Paris Stock Exchange.
NIKKEI The key index of Japanese stocks traded on the Tokyo stock exchange. Pronounced "knee-kay".
HSI The Hang Seng Index. The key index of stocks traded on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is heavily weighted in technology stocks and is a major indicator of the general performance of the rest of the Pacific Rim excluding Japan.
IBOV The Brazil Bovespa Stock Index. A measure of value of Brazilian stocks.
MEXBOL Mexican Bolsa Index. A measure of valuation of Mexican stocks.
   

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