Define: Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50

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Definition: Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50



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Full Definition of Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50


The Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 Index is an equity index representing 50 blue-chip companies within the eurozone. The Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 Index represents about 60% of the Dow Jones EURO STOXX Total Market Index’s free-float market capitalization. The Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 Index is a free-float market capitalization-weighted index. The weight of each company included in the Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 Index is capped at 10% and are reviewed each quarter. further, the Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 Index is reconstituted on an annual basis in September. Companies included in the Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 Index are selected from all the companies included in the 19 Dow Jones EURO STOXX Supersector indices. The Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 Index is computed and published in real-time in both euros and US dollars. The total return of the Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 Index is also provided at the end of trading. The Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 Index is only one of many indexes part of the Dow Jones STOXX Index family. The Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 Index was introduced on February 28, 1998. The base value of the Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 Index is 1000, set as of December 31, 1991. Historical data for the Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 Index is available retroactive to December 31, 1986.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

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

This glossary post was last updated: 9th February 2020.