Stock market indices 31 October 2014

In two weeks, the stock indices reversed course to positive results. (see earlier post)

The following table shows the indices from start of this year to 31 October 2014. The year-to-date percentage change between two dates are provided in the table.

Stock Indices 31.12.2013 31.10.2014 Change (%)
Sensex (India) 21,170.68 27,865.83 31.6%
Shanghai Composite (China) 2,115.98 2,420.18 14.4%
S&P 500 (USA) 1,848.36 2,018.05 9.2%
Taiwan Weighted 8,611.51 8,974.76 4.2%
Dow Jones (USA) 16,576.66 17,195.42 3.7%
STI (Singapore) 3,167.43 3,274.25 3.4%
Hang Seng (HK) 23,306.39 23,998.06 3.0%
Australia All Ord 5,353.10 5,505.00 2.8%
Nikkei 225 (Japan) 16,291.31 16,413.76 0.8%
Kospi (Korea) 2,011.34 1,964.43 -2.3%
FTSE100 (UK) 6,749.10 6,546.47 -3.0%

Nikkei 225 had a spectacular jump of 13% in two weeks.

The best performers were Sensex (India) and Shanghai Composite. S&P 500. STI is now 3.4% above from the start of this year.

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