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INDICES

Index- stock index- stock market index; which is a measurement of the value of section of the stock market.
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It is computed from prices of selected stocks “typically a weighted average” it is a tool used by investors to describe the market, and to compare the return on specific investments.
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An index is a mathematical construct, so it may not be invested in directly. But many mutual funds and exchange- traded funds attempt to track an index, and those funds that do not may be judged against those that do.