Hang Seng index

 

Home
Site Map
Add Term
Search
About Us
Contributors

Hang Seng Index

The main indicator of stock market performance in Hong Kong based on 33 companies. The index is arithmetically calculated and weighted by market capitalisation.

Hang Seng index

The major index in Hong Kong.



Hang Seng index

Similar Matches

Twenty bond index

Twenty bond index

A benchmark indicator of the level of municipal bond yields. It consists of the yields on 20 general obligation municipal bonds with 20-year maturities with an average rating equivalent to a1l.


Index

Index

Statistical composite that measures changes in the economy or in financial markets, often expressed in percentage changes from a base year or from the previous month. Indexes measure the ups and downs of stock, bond, and some commodities markets, in terms of market prices and weighting of companies the index.


Stock Index Future

Stock Index Future

A security that uses composite stock indexes to allow investors to speculate on the performance of the entire market, or to hedge against losses in long or short positions. The settlement of the contracts is in cash.


Consumer price index

Consumer price index

A price index for the goods purchased by consumers in an economy, usually based on only a small sample of what they consume. Commonly used to measure inflation. Contrasts with the implicit price deflator.


Capitalization Weighted Index

Capitalization Weighted Index

A stock index which is computed by adding the capitalization (float times price) of each individual stock in the index, and then dividing by the divisor. The stocks with the largest market values have the heavist weighting in the index. See also Float, Divisor.


Further Suggestions

Index fund
Stochastics index
Morgan Stanley Capital International Emerging Markets Global Index
Market index
Lehman Brothers Aggregate Bond Index
Indexed bond
All Ordinaries Index
Risk indexes
FT Ordinary Share Index (FT 30 Index)
Export price index
Consumer Price Index
consumer price index
Trading Index
Pure index fund
Trade intensity index
Russell Indexes
Affarsvarlden index
Tokyo Stock Price Index
OEX index
index
NYSE composite index
indexation
index linked
Stratified sampling approach to indexing
index options


 
All rights Reserved. Do not copy without permission.