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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Nokia today announces that its public exchange offer for Alcatel-Lucent securities in France and in the United States (the "Offer") has been settled, that its new shares have been entered into the Finnish Trade Register and that Nokia was included yesterday in the CAC 40 index.
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.
Summary: Carrefour, the world's second-largest retailer, gained the most in France's benchmark CAC 40 Index after reporting sales that signalled new Chief Executive Officer Georges Plassat's turnaround plan may be working.
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70 points and in Paris the CAC 40 index was down 0.
12 per cent, in Paris the CAC 40 index lost 1pc while in Frankfurt the Dax tumbled 0.
Tokyo stocks continued the downswing as the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq composite index of New York, the FT 100 index of London, the DAX index of Frankfurt and the CAC 40 index of Paris all plummeted by around 4-6% Tuesday.
The CAC 40 index of "Blue Chip" shares ended a volatile and hectic day of trading at 3,984.
european markets struggled, however, with Germany's DAX Index and France's CAC 40 Index closing 0.
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%.
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.
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