Prominent Stock Indices Around the World

Stock market indices are a measure of the value of a company listed on a stock exchange. There are many different types of stock market index. A general market index is a compilation of the performance of all listed companies on an exchange in one go. Industry-specific stock market indices focus on individual industries and their performance as an indication of how that sector is doing in the economy as a whole. To learn more about biggest stock indices, read our comprehensive guide.