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Bullish stock markets from solid economic growth promote construction to expand capacity.

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Other Key Domestic and International Stock Market Indices

Russell 2000 led all world markets year over year with a gain of 60.4%.

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

Performances of Key Stock Market Indices Since 2008-09 Troughs

As of June 30, 2021 closing values, % increases of key stock market indices since their Feb. 2009 major troughs have been: NASDAQ +953%; S&P 500 +485%; DJI +389%; & TSX +148%. NASDAQ's 12-year climb has been spectacular! Without question, the U.S. economy gains a tremendous advantage from the strength of its high-tech sector.

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

Performances of Key Stock Market Indices During Latest Year

The indices stumbled in early Fall of last year, but have been mainly soaring since then.

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

With the DJI as the exception, 3 of the 4 indices established record highs in June. Also, only the DJI recorded a m/m decline in June, albeit a small one, -0.1%. On June 1, the TSX rose above 20,000 for the 1st time in history.

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.