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Euro Stoxx 50 (STOXX50E)


The STOXX50 Euro Index is a family of European indices that track the performance of their respective broad equity market by providing a reference to their companies' performance in the stock market.

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Futures on the Euro Stoxx
The largest 50 firms' stock market index
What is the objective?
What is European stock index?
Other Euro Stoxx 50 (STOXX50E) Facts


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Futures on the Euro Stoxx


Euro Stoxx futures are based on the Euro Stoxx 50. The index includes the 50 largest companies in Europe to give you a snapshot of the region's economic growth. Trading occurs during European hours, between 9:00 and 17:30 for three days a week, starting with Monday. Euro Stoxx futures trade in US dollars and have a tick value of $0.25 per index point (minimum tick size of 5 points).


 
 

The largest 50 firms' stock market index


Euro Stoxx 50 is a stock market index of the largest50 companies that trade on the Eurozone. It is the benchmark equity indicator of the euro area, and covers 75% of available market capitalization in this region. The stocks within this index are weighted with a 2x40 scheme, which means that the biggest two companies that are part of it will be counted for twice just like every other company in it does, and also that all other companies will be counted for 40% of their value.

 

What is the objective?

The index was designed to give a true pan-European picture of large company stocks in the Eurozone. The index is being reviewed up to quarterly, including the addition or deletion of various companies, so that well-known companies are representative of the major sectors of activity in the EU economy.

What is European stock index?

European stock market indices are stock market indices whose components are selected from companies in Europe. Widely known European stock market indices include the Euro Stoxx 50, STOXX Europe 50, FTSE Eurotop 100 and Eurotop 100. These indices are the basis for short-term stock market trading.
 

Other Euro Stoxx 50 (STOXX50E) Facts



    •Who is it for?

    Stoxx is a leading benchmark index covering Eurozone shares. It is considered a barometer of the European stock markets, representing 50 blue chip companies which are listed on France's CAC 40 Index, Germany's DAX Index and the London STOXX index.


    •What does it cover?

    Stoxx contains 50 of Europe's largest listed companies across the Eurozone.


    •What assets are in the fund?

    The assets are the stocks that make up Stoxx.


    •Anything else important to know?

    It is weighted according to free float market capitalisation, with each stock generally making up 2-3 % of the index at any given time.