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Other Key Domestic and International Stock Market Indices

Other Key Domestic and International Stock Market Indices Table

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

Performances of Key Stock Market Indices Since 2008-09 Troughs

As of Dec. 31, 2020 closing values, percentage increases of key stock market indices since their February 2009 major troughs: NASDAQ +835%; S&P 500 +411%; DJI +333%; and TSX +115%.

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

Performances of Key Stock Market Indices During Latest Year

In 2020, NASDAQ performed best, +43.6% y/y. The S&P 500 was +16.2% y/y; the DJI, +7.2%; and the TSX, +2.2%.

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

In Dec., the 3U.S. indices set new all-time highs. From their low points in 2020, NASDAQ nearly doubled by year's end; the DJI & S&P 500 were up by 2/3rds-plus; & the TSX was ahead by a bit more than 1/2.

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.