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Other Key Domestic and International Stock Market Indices

NASDAQ led all world markets year over year with a gain of 54.0%.

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Data source: finance.yahoo.com/Table: ConstructConnect — CanaData.

Performances of Key Stock Market Indices Since 2008-09 Troughs

As of Feb 26 2021 closing values, percentage increases of key stock market indices since their Feb 2009 major troughs: NASDAQ +857%; S&P 500 +419%; DJI +338%; and TSX +122%.

Data sources: NYSE, NASDAQ, TSE and Reuters / Chart: ConstructConnect-CanaData.

Performances of Key Stock Market Indices During Latest Year

NASDAQ has performed best over the past 12 months, +54.0 y/y.

The Key Stock Market Indices are:
1) New York Stock Exchange – Dow-Jones Industrials (30);
2) New York Stock Exchange – Standard and Poor’s (S & P) (500);
3) National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations – NASDAQ Composite Index;
4) Toronto Stock Exchange – S & P/TSX Composite.

Data sources: NYSE, NASDAQ, TSE and Reuters / Chart: ConstructConnect-CanaData.

Stock Exchanges: Performances of Key Indices

The only 1 of the 4 indices that didn't set a new all-time high in March 2021 was NASDAQ. We've grown used to tech stocks moving from triumph to triumph, but investor interest has recently shifted to traditional cyclical equities.

Sources: New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Standard and Poor’s (S & P), National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ), Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE) and Reuters / Table: ConstructConnect-CanaData.