base-weighted index


base-weighted index

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  • index number — A number used to represent the changes in a set of values between a base year and the present. If the index reflects fluctuations in a single variable, such as the price of a commodity, the index number can be calculated using the formula: 100… …   Big dictionary of business and management

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  • index — A quantitative social, economic, or political measure, often a weighted combination of a number of selected individual indicators for the domain of interest. One example is the Federal Bureau of Investigation s uniform crime index for the USA.… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Stock market index — A stock market index is a method of measuring a section of the stock market. Many indices are compiled by news or financial services firms and are used to benchmark the performance of portfolios such as mutual funds. Types of indices Stock market …   Wikipedia

  • Cost-weighted activity index — A cost weighted activity index is a technique for measuring the changes in the output of an organisation over time. It is used particularly for Government departments and other bodies that do not operate in a market, hence normal means of… …   Wikipedia