World GDPs 45% $65,139,705,540,000 World 0% $17,700,000,000 Bahrain 0% $52,170,000,000 Kuwait 0% $129,400,000,000 UAE 1% $374,000,000,000 Saudi Arabia 1% $666,300,000,000 Australia 2% $1,165,000,000,000 Canada 3% $1,903,000,000,000 United Kindgom 6% $4,042,000,000,000 India 6% $4,220,000,000,000 Japan 15% $10,000,000,000,000 China 20% $12,980,000,000,000 USA Percentage GDP Countries
The Standard & Poor’s 100 index is a Capitalization weighted index based on 100 capitalized stocks for which options are listed.
The index was developed with a base value of 50 as of January 2, 1976.
Market Capitalization of US$ 4,980,377 Mln
The index has a multiple of 21.33
USA – Top Companies 33.629 2.184 ConocoPhillips 2.313 Apple Inc 2.552 International Business Machines Corp 2.842 Johnson & Johnson 2.986 Procter & Gamble Co 3.048 AT&T Inc 3.143 Chevron Corp 3.234 Microsoft Corp 4.122 General Electric Co 7.205 Exxon Mobil Corp % Weight Company
USA – Top Sectors 68.55 4.52 Software 5.08 Pharmaceuticals 5.09 Banks 5.09 Retail 5.38 Healthcare - Products 5.74 Miscellaneous Manufacture 6.65 Diversified Finan Serv 7.13 Telecommunications 7.74 Computers 16.14 Oil&Gas % Weight in index Sector
The London Stock Exchange, founded in 1801, is one of the largest stock exchanges in the world, with many overseas listings as well as British companies. The LSE is part of the London Stock Exchange Group plc.
More than 2,800 companies worth over US$ 3400 Bn
The FTSE 100 Index is a share index of the 100 most highly capitalized companies listed on the London Stock Exchange. The index began on 3 January 1984 with a base level of 1000; the highest value reached to date is 6950.6, on 30 December 1999.
The constituents of the index are determined quarterly; the largest companies in the FTSE 250 Index are promoted if their market capitalization would place them in the top 90 firms of the FTSE 100 Index.
Britain – Top 10 Companies 49.787 3.008 Mining BHP Billiton PLC 3.282 Oil &Gas BG Group PLC 3.341 Mining Anglo American PLC 4.213 Oil & Gas Royal Dutch Shell PLC 4.277 Mining Rio Tinto PLC 4.734 Pharmaceuticals GlaxoSmithKline PLC 5.473 Oil &Gas Royal Dutch Shell PLC 6.215 Telecommunications Vodafone Group PLC 7.089 Banks HSBC Holdings PLC 8.155 Oil &Gas BP PLC % Weight Sector Name
The Tokyo Stock Exchange, or TSE, located in Tokyo, Japan, is the second largest stock exchange market in the world by market value, second only to the New York Stock Exchange.
It currently lists 2,271 domestic companies and 31 foreign companies, with a total market capitalization of over US$ 5 trillion.
London Stock Exchange and Tokyo Stock Exchange are developing jointly traded products and share technology, marking the latest cross-border deal among bourses as international competition heats up.
TOPIX 100 is traded at a multiple of 16.19.
Japan -Top Companies 33.24 2.309 Matsushita Electric Industrial Co Ltd 2.41 Sony Corp 2.495 Mitsubishi Corp 2.734 Mizuho Financial Group Inc 2.901 Honda Motor Co Ltd 3.05 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc 3.108 Canon Inc 3.209 Nintendo Co Ltd 4.992 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc 6.032 Toyota Motor Corp % Weight Name
The CSI 300 is a capitalization-weighted stock market index designed to replica the performance of 300 stocks traded in the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges.
The Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges list more than 1,200 companies with a combined market capitalization of US$500 billion (2005)
Most of the companies within this market belong to listed company in which the Chinese government maintains controlling interest.
The index is compiled by the China Securities Index Company, Ltd
CSI 300 is traded at a multiple of 19.90
China - Top Companies 31.63 1.955 China Vanke Co Ltd 2.312 Industrial Bank Co Ltd 2.438 China Minsheng Banking Corp Ltd 2.663 Bank of Communications Co Ltd 2.735 Shanghai Pudong Development Bank 2.87 China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd 3.261 China Petroleum & Chemical Corp 3.557 Citic Securities Co Ltd/China 4.371 China Merchants Bank Co Ltd 5.468 Ping An Insurance Group Co of China Ltd % Weight Name
China – Top Sectors 100 0.64 Telecom 0.78 Health Care 3.11 Info Technology 4.74 Consumer Staples 6.50 Utilities 7.14 Construction 11.82 Industrial 12.84 Energy 15.25 Materials 37.19 Financial Services % Weight Name
The Toronto Stock Exchange is the largest stock exchange in Canada, the third largest in North America and the seventh largest in the world by market capitalization. A broad range of businesses from Canada, the United States and other countries are represented on the exchange.
The TSX is a leader in the mining and oil & gas sector. More mining and oil & gas companies are listed on the TSX than any other exchange in the world.
TSX is home to over 1340 companies representing a total market capitalization of over US$1.8 trillion.
The S&P/Toronto Stock Exchange Composite Index is a capitalization weighted index designed to measure market activity of stocks listed on the TSX.
Canada – Top Companies 36.882 2.695 Mining Barrick Gold Corp 3.059 Banks Bank of Nova Scotia 3.395 Banks Toronto-Dominion Bank 3.53 Oil & Gas- Alt Sources Suncor Energy Inc 3.56 Financial Services Manulife Financial Corp 3.632 Oil&Gas Canadian Natural Resources 3.908 Telecommunication Research In Motion Ltd 3.961 Banks Royal Bank of Canada 4.525 Chemicals Potash Corp of Saskatchewan 4.617 Oil&Gas EnCana Corp % Weight Sector Name
The ASX began as separate state-based exchanges established as early as 1861. Today trading is all-electronic and the exchange is a public company, listed on the exchange itself.
The major market index is the S&P/ASX 200, an index made up of the top 200 shares in the ASX.
While the ASX regulates other listed companies listed on the ASX, it cannot regulate itself, and is regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
The three largest sectors by market cap are financial services (34%), commodities (20%) and listed property trusts (10%).
Market Capitalization of over US$ 1.2 trillion.
Australia – Top Companies 46.62 2.77 Westfield Group 2.83 Woolworths Ltd 2.84 Woodside Petroleum Ltd 3.50 Rio Tinto Ltd 3.53 Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd 3.62 Westpac Banking Corp 4.20 National Australia Bank Ltd 4.39 Telstra Corp Ltd 5.44 Commonwealth Bank of Australia 13.50 BHP Billiton Ltd % Weight Name
Tadawul is the only stock exchange in Saudi Arabia.
It is the eleventh largest in the world.
The Capital Market Authority supervises the exchange.
It lists 115 publicly traded companies (as of April 30th 2008).
Market Capitalization of US$ 476 Bln.
TADAWUL ALL SHARE Index has a multiple of 21.53
Saudi Arabia -Top Companies 51.182 2.596 Saudi British Bank 2.712 Alinma Bank 2.866 Riyad Bank 2.909 Arab National Bank 3.015 Saudi Telecom Co 3.408 Banque Saudi Fransi/ fund 3.906 SAFCO 5.551 Samba Financial Group 9.504 Al Rajhi Bank 14.715 Saudi Basic Industries Corp % Weight Name
Saudi Arabia – Top Sectors 95. 35 1.44 Transport 1.88 Industrial 2.01 Energy 3.55 Building 4.06 Agriculture 4.64 Real Estate 6.26 Cement 6.35 Telecommunication 31.81 Petroleum 33.36 Banks % Weight Name
The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) is the national stock market of The State of Kuwait. In October 1962 a law was passed to organize the country's stock market.
The Kuwait Stock Exchange is also among the first and largest stock exchanges in the Gulf region, and is now gaining prominence as one of the most potentially important in the world.
Market Capitalization of US$ 208,649 Mln
KUWAIT SE WEIGHTED Index measures the performance of all companies listed at the Kuwait Stock Exchange.
Kuwait – Top Companies 47.208 2.033 Banks Ahli United Bank 2.091 Banks Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait 2.122 Investment Companies Kuwait Investment Projects Co 2.575 Logistics Public Warehousing Co KSC/The 2.723 Banks Gulf Bank KSC 3.075 Banks Commercial Bank of Kuwait 3.606 Investment Companies National Industries Group Holding 8.309 Banks National Bank of Kuwait 9.031 Investment Companies Kuwait Finance House 11.643 Telecommunication Mobile Telecommunications Co KSC % Weight Sector Company
The Bahrain Stock Exchange (BSE), was established in 1987.
Currently, there are 50 companies listed on the exchange.
The BSE operates as an autonomous institution supervised by an independent Board of Directors, chaired by the Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain.
Currently, foreigners can purchase, own or sell bonds, units of mutual funds, and warrants of domestic joint-stock companies. There are ten companies that are completely open to foreign investors; Arab Banking Corporation, Arab Insurance Group, Ahli United Bank, Al Baraka Banking Group, Bahrain Middle East Bank, Ithmaar Bank, Investcorp Bank, Bahrain Shamil Bank, Al Salam Bank, and TAIB Bank.
Market Capitalization of US$ 30 Bln.
BHSE ALL Share Index is an index of all Bahraini public share holding companies listed on BSE.
Bahrain – Top Companies 81.36 5.142 BBK 5.378 Ithmaar Bank BSC 5.578 National Bank Of Bahrain 5.792 United Gulf Bank 5.865 Albaraka Banking Group 6.793 Arab Banking Corp/Bahrain 7.371 Investcorp Bank BSC 10.203 Bahrain Telecom Co 10.663 Gulf Finance House EC 18.575 Ahli United Bank % Weight Company