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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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Risk On Sentiment Boost DAX Index at Two Year Highs

Dax index trades 0.69% higher at 13,557 as traders cheer the signing of the phase one trade deal between China and USA. Better economic data out of China also boosts investors sentiment. Chinese Gross domestic product increased by 6.1%, down from 6.2% in 2018, while the annualized rate of growth [...]
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DAX Index Retreat As Phase One Deal Enthusiasm Fades Away

Dax index trades 0.17% lower at 13,409 as enthusiasm from the signing of the phase one trade deal fades away. On the economic data, the Germany Consumer Price Index (month over month) came in at 0.5% in line with estimates in December, while the yearly CPI reading came in 1.5% [...]
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DAX Index Retreat After German Inline GDP

Dax index trades 0.13% lower at 13,437 after the Real GDP Growth came in at 0.6% in line with forecasts, but in the weakest rate the last six years. German   industrial performance turned negative in 2019 and export growth was slow. The Manufacturing output shrank by 3.6% in 2019, due [...]
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DAX Index in the Green as Wirecard Announces New Chairman

The DAX Index is trading higher in today’s trading on news that Wirecard has a new chairman. Germany’s blue-chip stock index is up by over 10 points or 0.07% at 13,493.13 despite despite worse-than-expected data. Meanwhile, DAX Index CFDs traded as high at 13,527.6 earlier today. Destatis earlier reported that [...]