share price index
Thursday - December 29, 2016
a combined measure of the change in the average prices of company shares of the whole market or specific marker sector over time.
In the UK the Financial Times All-Share Index (FTSE) records day-to-day movements in the average price of all company shares listed on the London Stock Exchange.
In the USA share price movements are screened by the Dow-Jones Index (DOW) and the Nasdaq Index (NASDAQ) and in Japan by the Nikkei Index (NIKKEI) and in France - CAC 40.