stock index

Definitions of stock index
  1. noun
    index based on a statistical compilation of the share prices of a number of representative stocks
    synonyms: stock market index
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    examples:
    Dow-Jones Industrial Average
    an indicator of stock market prices; based on the share values of 30 blue-chip stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange
    Standard and Poor's Index
    a broadly based stock market index
    type of:
    index, index number, indicant, indicator
    a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
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