The stock price index is an indicator that describes the changes in the overall price level of the stock market. Select representative Nikkei Index, Hang Seng Index, Shanghai and Shenzhen 300 Index, FTSE 100, Dow Jones Index, S&P 500, and take their prices into a weighted average and get through certain calculations.
Why do we need to trade stock indexes?
- Speculation, portfolio investment, risk diversification
- You can go long and short
- The market closely follows the market trend, and there is no market maker.
The Nikkei Index is a stock price index compiled by "Nihon Keizai Shimbun". It was first compiled in September 1950. The revised average stock price was calculated based on the stocks of 225 companies listed on the first market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which was called the "TOSE revised average stock price" at that time.
The Hang Seng Index is compiled by the Hang Seng Index Service Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong Hang Seng Bank. It is a weighted average stock price index with 50 listed stocks in the Hong Kong stock market as the constituent stocks and their issuance as the weight. It reflects Hong Kong The stock price index is the most influential stock price index. The index was first publicly released on November 24, 1969, with a base period of July 31, 1964. The base period index is set at 100.
The CSI 300 Index 300 Index is a constituent stock index compiled by selecting 300 A shares from the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock markets in China as a sample. Its sample covers nearly 70% of the market value of the Shanghai and Shenzhen markets, and has a good market representativeness. .
In foreign exchange, the UK 100 is the most widely used indicator to evaluate the performance of the UK economy. The index is made up of companies with the largest market capitalization in the UK, and the larger the company, the greater the impact on the index price. The largest companies in the UK usually come from mining, energy (especially oil and gas), and financial services.
The Dow Jones Index is an arithmetic average stock price index. The Dow Jones Index is the oldest stock index in the world, and its full name is the stock price average index. It uses a part of the representative company stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange as the compilation object, and consists of four stock price average indices.
Standard & Poor's is the world's authoritative financial analysis institution, founded by Mr Henry Varnum Poor in 1860. Standard & Poor's was formed by the merger of Poole Publishing Company and Standard Statistics Company in 1941. S&P 500 Index is abbreviated as S&P 500 Index in English, which is a stock index that records 500 listed companies in the United States.
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