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The DAX 30 Index (Deutscher Aktienindex) is a blue-chip stock market index consisting of the thirty biggest companies in Germany in terms of market cap, traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The base date for the DAX 30 is December 30, 1987, and from a base value of 1,000. The DAX price index followed the Börsen-Zeitung index, which historically extends back to 1959.

Some of the German companies listed in the DAX 30 are Adidas (ADS), Bayer (BAYN), BASF (BAS), Daimler (DAI), Siemens (SIE), Allianz (ALV) and Henkel (HEN). The DAX 30 is used worldwide as a leading index for the German economy and serves as the basis for more than 150,000 financial products. The selection of companies in the DAX index is based on the quantitative criteria of order book volume and free float market capitalization.

The reporting date for collecting data is the last trading day of the month for which the ranking list is created. The ranking list is created and published monthly by Deutsche Börse AG. The index composition of DAX is reviewed every September based on the Regular Exit and Regular Entry rules.

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DAX index Breaks Above the 200 Day MA

DAX index Breaks Above the 200 Day MA

DAX index trading 0.67% higher at 11,638 as trader’s hope of more stimulus from central banks around the globe. European Monetary Union Consumer Price Index (YoY) came in at 1% missing expectations of 1.1% in July. The German GDP shrank by 0.1% in the second quarter from the previous quarter [...]
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DAX Index Nears March 2019 Low

The DAX index just slid below yesterday's low and likewise the August 5 low of 11436. The next support level is the March 25 low of 11266, followed by the February 14 low of 11020. The short-term trend in the DAX index should be downwards as long as the price [...]
DAX index Lower As German Economy Shrinks

DAX index Lower As German Economy Shrinks

DAX index trading 1.99% lower at 11,515 as investor’s got hit by terrible German and EU macro data. The German economy shrank by 0.1% in the second quarter from the previous quarter as expected. Eurozone GDP growth slowed from 0.4% during the first quarter to 0.2% in the Q2, 2019. [...]
Disappointment from Zew Sends DAX index Lower

Disappointment from Zew Sends DAX index Lower

DAX index trading 0.98% lower at 11,565 as investor’s got hit by terrible German and EU macro data. The German ZEW Economic Sentiment came in at -44.1 below expectations of -28.5 for August, the Current Situation came in -13.5 also below expectations of -7 in August. Another disappointment also came [...]
DAX index Higher Despite Record Yuan Fixing

DAX index Higher Despite Record Yuan Fixing

DAX index continues higher adding 0.86% at 11,750 as investor’s digest the latest developments in US – China trade war and the weakness of Yuan as PB of China fixed the yuan (USDCNH) above the 7.00 level for the first in a decade. DAX index rebounds from two month lows, [...]
DAX index Successfully Tests the 200 Day MA

DAX index Successfully Tests the 200 Day MA

DAX index rebounds today adding 0.40% higher at 11,710 as investor’s digest the latest developments in US – China trade war. DAX index trading close to two month lows, as the index yesterday tested successfully the 200 day moving average at 11,641. Germany Factory Orders s.a. (month over month) came [...]