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Major European indices close lower


While the UK is still on vacation, other major European countries clues

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Stock indices represent an index that measures a particular stock market or a segment of the stock market. These instruments are important for investors because they help compare current price levels with past prices to calculate market performance. The two main parameters of indices are that they are both investable and transparent. For example, investors can invest in a stock index by buying an index fund, which is structured like a mutual fund or an exchange-traded fund, and track an index. The difference between the performance of an index fund and that of the index, if any, is called tracking error. Most large countries have several indices. Commonly traded indices include the S&P 500, NASDAQ-100, Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIJA), EURO STOXX 50, Hang Seng Index and many more. Stock indices can be characterized or segmented by the set of stocks covered by the index. The overall coverage of an index is an underlying group of stocks, most often grouped together according to underlying investor demand. . Each is a popular way to trade specific markets and is almost always offered by most brokers. Investors can choose between several types of indices that traditionally belong to several categories. This includes country coverage, regional coverage, global coverage, exchange-based coverage, and industry coverage. All indices are ultimately weighted in different ways. The most common mechanisms include market cap weighting, free float-adjusted market cap weighting, volatility weighting, price weighting, etc.

Stock indices represent an index that measures a particular stock market or a segment of the stock market. These instruments are important for investors because they help compare current price levels with past prices to calculate market performance. The two main parameters of indices are that they are both investable and transparent. For example, investors can invest in a stock index by buying an index fund, which is structured like a mutual fund or an exchange-traded fund, and track an index. The difference between the performance of an index fund and that of the index, if any, is called tracking error. Most large countries have several indices. Commonly traded indices include the S&P 500, NASDAQ-100, Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIJA), EURO STOXX 50, Hang Seng Index and many more. Stock indices can be characterized or segmented by the set of stocks covered by the index. The overall coverage of an index is an underlying group of stocks, most often grouped together according to underlying investor demand. . Each is a popular way to trade specific markets and is almost always offered by most brokers. Investors can choose between several types of indices that traditionally belong to several categories. This includes country coverage, regional coverage, global coverage, exchange-based coverage, and industry coverage. All indices are ultimately weighted in different ways. The most common mechanisms include market cap weighting, free float-adjusted market cap weighting, volatility weighting, price weighting, etc.
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A look at the closing levels shows:

  • German DAX, -25.10 points or -0.17% to 14460.08
  • CAC of France -15.14 points or -0.23% to 6485.31
  • Spanish Ibex -19.3 points or -0.22% to 8724.81
  • Italian FTSE MIB -259.84 points or -1.06% to 24166

As for the German DAX, today’s decline came after a previous session of the price up as high as 14589.91. This took the price briefly above a Monday high at 14589.45, but the momentum quickly waned and the price started to retrace lower. By the close, the pair was back below its 100-day moving average down to 14473.18. Price this week broke above the 100-day moving average on Monday (it closed above that day), Tuesday (a close below the moving average) and again today with a failed close.

In next week’s trading, the moving average will continue to be a barometer for buyers and sellers.

The German DAX is trading above and below the 100-day moving average

For the trading week:

  • The German DAX fell -0.01 him him him %
  • The French CAC fell by -0.47%
  • The Spanish ibex fell -2.34%
  • The FTSE MIB fell -1.98%
  • Britain’s FTSE 100 fell -0.69% in its shortened trading week


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