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The stock exchange around the world

the All-Ordinaries Index

a list of numbers that represent the price of shares on the Australian stock exchange, based on the average price of the most successful shares. In Australia, this is often simply called the All-Ords.

Amex

a stock exchange in New York where people can buy and sell shares in a small company

the Dow Jones Average

a number that represents an average of the share value of important companies in the US It goes up or down every day according to activity on the stock market, and is used as a sign of how well the US economy is performing. The Dow Jones Average is often simply called the Dow Jones or the Dow.

the Footsie

the ftse index

the FT 100 Share Index

noun

the ftse index

the FT Index

noun

the ftse index

the FTSE Index

the Financial Times Stock Exchange Index: an average of the prices of shares from the 100 most important companies on the London stock exchange

Hang Seng index

a list of the prices of various shares (=parts of a company) on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

the NASDAQ

the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations: a system in the US for buying and selling shares in businesses, especially new businesses relating to computers

the Nikkei index

a list of share prices in Japanese companies, published every day. It is often simply called the Nikkei.

NYSE

abbreviation

New York Stock Exchange

share index

noun

an official list of the average price of shares of a particular group of companies on a particular stock exchange

stock index

noun

a share index

Wall Street

the American stock market

Wall Street

the street in New York where the stock exchange and other important financial institutions have their offices

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