Buying The Index

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Definition: Buying The Index


Buying The Index


Full Definition of Buying The Index


Purchasing a portfolio of stocks in all the companies in an index, such as the S&P 500, in the same proportion in which the companies are represented in the index itself. Buying the index allows the investor to bet on the value of the index itself, and will provide positive returns if the stocks in the index increase in value.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Buying The Index are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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