A Beginner's Guide to Stock Market Indices - From NASDAQ to S&P 500
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Indices in the Financial Markets: Meaning, Types, Factors, FAQs and Lots More

An index is essentially a statistical measure that tracks the performance of a specific set of assets. Indices can cover a wide range of assets, including stocks, bonds, commodities, or even specific sectors or regions.

In this blog post, we will delve into the world of indices, exploring their significance, construction, and the various types that exist. We will uncover how indices are calculated, the methodologies behind their composition, the factors that influence their movements and 20 frequently asked questions on indices in the financial markets.