sentiment index

Sentiment Index

A mathematical calculation on average or median forecast made by well-respected analysts on the future direction of the market. That is, the sentiment index uses certain data to show what analysts believe future market movements will be. See also: Earnings Expectations, Forecasting.

sentiment index

A numerical guide to investor feeling toward the securities markets that is constructed to determine whether certain segments of the investment community are bullish or bearish. The index is used by technical analysts to determine whether stock should be bought or sold. Sentiment is measured in a variety of ways including short sales by specialists, mutual fund cash positions, and the amount of margin debt. Compare advisers' sentiment.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Feb 4 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has launched CriSidEx, India's first sentiment index for micro and small enterprises (MSEs) developed jointly by credit rating body CRISIL and Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) here.
Abu Dhabi: First Abu Dhabi Bank announced the latest score of its Wealth Sentiment Index (WSI), which has remained stable at 1052.
First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), the UAE's largest bank has announced the latest score of its Wealth Sentiment Index (WSI), which has remained stable at 1052.
First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), the UAE's largest bank and one of the world's largest and safest financial institutions, has announced the latest score of its Wealth Sentiment Index (WSI), which has remained stable at 1052.
We find that Baker and Wurgler's Investor Sentiment Index affects the O/S-return relation after controlling for consumer sentiment indices and economic environment factors.
First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), the UAEs largest bank and one of the worlds largest financial institutions, has announced the latest score of its Wealth Sentiment Index (WSI), which has decreased from 1040.
DUBAI: Lower consumer prices and higher production costs helped pull down First Abu Dhabi Bank's Wealth Sentiment Index in July, which fell 1.
The Bank of Korea (BOK) said the composite consumer sentiment index for May stood at 108 points, up 6.
Abu Dhabi: First Abu Dhabi Bank's (FAB) Wealth Sentiment Index (WSI) reached an all-time high of 1,038.
Mannheim-based ZEW said its monthly survey showed its economic sentiment index surged to 19.
First Gulf Bank (FGB) has announced the latest score of its Wealth Sentiment Index, which has increased from 1,017.
The Real Estate Roundtable's first quarter sentiment index, released Friday, registered at 55, up seven points from the pre-election fourth quarter.