Barometer Stock

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Barometer Stock

A stock in a well-known or highly-regarded company in a given sector. The performance of a barometer stock is considered to be an indicator of the performance of its particular sector or industry. The term "barometer stock" is chiefly British; in the U.S., the primary term is bellwether stock.
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But some analysts are confident that the first day of re-listing of the one-time bellwether stock after an absence of 21 months, is primarily sentiment-driven and some investors simply wanted to cash-in on their holdings, fearing further falls or to pay down current debts.
73 as bellwether stock, Emr Properties broke through the psychologically important barrier of Dh10.
Emr, the bellwether stock on DFM, retreated the most in almost a week, shedding 2.
Zain is a bellwether stock, so when it comes under pressure, the rest of the market does too.
The bellwether stock index, the Bombay Stock Exchange ( BSE) Sensex, rose to a 22- month high over the last three weeks.
As a bellwether stock for the technology sector, Intel's results are expected to sharply increase trading volume on Wednesday.
He has watched the bellwether stock get battered in the past few years amid a chorus from snipers that includes his revered predecessor, Jack Welch.
Bellwether stock Emaar Properties, the Middle East's biggest property developer by assets, led gainers in Dubai rising by 2.
Dawood said OT has been minimized as a bellwether stock in recent months, with investors instead eyeing Mobinil, which gained 0.
9 per cent to hit a fresh five-year low at the end of Friday's morning session after bellwether stock Sony slashed its full-year profit forecast by 57 per cent.
In 2006, Japan's two major bellwether stock indexes -- the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average and the Topix index -- rose for the fourth year in a row, with the Nikkei climbing 6.
Under the agreement, Bellwether will provide to Bargo common shareholders and option holders approximately $60 million in cash and $80 million in Bellwether stock for an implied consideration of $1.