TSX Composite Index

TSX Composite Index (Toronto Stock Exchange index)

In May 2002 by the S&P/TSX Composite Index replaced the TSE300 index. The TSX index has over 200 constituents.
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The TSX Composite Index followed a similar trend, posting a -4.5 per cent loss during the quarter compared to a 4.5 per cent gain in Q4 2017 and 2.4 per cent in Q1 2017.
The TSX Composite Index also returned to the black, posting returns of 3.7 per cent, up from -1.6 per cent in Q2 2017.
ISS notes that the number of women on boards of the London Stock Exchange FTSE 350 firms grew roughly 8 percentage points from 2008 to 18.5 percent in 2014, and Canada's TSX Composite index increased 4 points to 14.6 percent.
The Toronto Stock Exchange's oil and gas group has fallen nearly 5 per cent since the start of the year, compared with a 2.8 percent decline in the broad TSX composite index. Besides the pipeline controversy, earnings from energy companies are expected to be the worst among the 10 TSX sectors for the first quarter, according to Thomson Reuters Starmine Smart Estimates.
The S&P TSX Composite Index closed up 31.87 points, or 0.27 percent, at 11,746.07 on Monday.
Currently, 60% of companies on the TSX Composite Index now report some sustainability performance information, and 22% actually produced sustainability or integrated annual reports for 2001 or 2002.
ET (13: 38 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's SandP / TSX composite index was down 26.22 points, or 0.16 percent, at 16,345.33.
The TSX Composite Index followed a similar course, gaining 2.4 per cent in Q1 2017 yet down from 4.5 per cent in Q1 2016, primarily due to weakness in the energy sector at the beginning of the year.
Canadian pensions underperformed the TSX Composite Index return of 5.1 per cent in Q2 2016 since Materials, the best performing sector, is underweighted by pensions.
The TSX Composite Index posted a 4.5 per cent gain in Q1 after one of the worst starts to a year, while commodities, particularly gold and oil, ended the quarter on a strong run and boosted the performance of Canadian companies in the energy and materials sectors.
Canadian equities returned 10.5 per cent for year, in line with the benchmark TSX Composite Index. Canadian DB Plans were better positioned to withstand the fall in oil and commodity prices in the second half of 2014 as they were underweight in both the Energy and Materials sectors, said MacDonald.
The majority expect the S&P / TSX Composite Index to return between 6% and 10% over the short, mid and long term.