Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50
What is the Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50?
The stock index for the eurozone. It consists of 50 of the most liquid blue chip companies within the zone and is run by the Deutsche Borse Group. The index is market-capitalization weighted and was introduced in 1998.
Where have you heard about Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50?
Financial reports will often quote how this index is performing alongside other stock indexes like the FTSE 100, Nasdaq and Nikkei 225. Companies in the index include heavyweights such as Unilever, Philips, Volkswagen and BMW.
What you need to know about Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50.
This index is specifically for companies that use the euro as their currency of choice. This means no UK-based companies feature on the index. The majority of the firms on the list tend to be based in either France or Germany, so the index can be a good test of how these countries are performing.
Every year in September, the companies that feature on the list are reviewed and market capitalizations are updated quarterly.