CAC 40 index

CAC 40 index

A broad-based index of common stocks composed of 40 of the 100 largest companies listed on the forward segment of the official list of the Paris Bourse.

Cotation Assistee en Continu 40 Index

An index tracking the 40 largest and most liquid companies traded on the Paris Bourse stock exchange. Established in 1987, it is the premier index tracking the general direction of the French market and economy; it is roughly the French equivalent of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The CAC 40 is weighted for market capitalization.
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Looking at the 2011-2015e compound annual growth rate in terms of EBITDA dollars, the M&E industry is the third fastest-growing industry as compared to leading stock market indices at 7%, behind the S&P 500 Index at 10% and the Hang Seng Index at 8%; and ahead of the FTSE 100 Index, 6%; the DAX 30 Index, 4%; the Nikkei Index, 4%; the Sensex, 3%; and the CAC 40 Index, 0%.
The CAC 40 Index of "blue chip" shares closed Tuesday's session up 4.
France bucked the broadly positive trend in Europe, with the blue-chip CAC 40 index dragged down by telecoms groups after Orange said it had ditched plans to take part in any domestic tie-ups.
5 yesterday, after positive trading in Asia and Wall Street, and Germany's Dax and France's Cac 40 index were were also sharply higher with gains of 1.
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The CAC 40 index of the Paris Stock Exchange is reported down by 0.
In France, the CAC 40 index was the biggest loser in Europe, tumbling by 3.
Boursorama" brokerage reported that the CAC 40 index of "blue chip" shares was down 7.
Shares in Lafarge increased 4% at the open, the top gainer on France's blue-chip CAC 40 index, while shares in Holcim were up 5.
LONDON, Rabi'II 21, 1435, Feb 21, 2014, SPA -- France's CAC 40 index hit a 5-1/2-year peak to lead European shares higher on Friday, with an index of top shares in the region set for its third straight week of gains, Reuters reported.