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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 at Yearly Highs On Brexit Deal Hopes

DAX Index continues higher for sixth consecutive trading session making fresh yearly highs as positive headlines crossing the wires, suggesting that a Brexit deal is possible. EU Negotiator, Michel Barnier, told EU commissioners that he is optimistic about getting a Brexit deal with the UK by the end of the day. The [...]

DAX Index Bulls Now Target Yearly Highs

DAX Index started higher the trading session as positive headlines crossing the wires suggesting that a Brexit deal is possible. EU’s Michel Barnier said that negotiations are currently intense and it is still possible to reach a Brexit deal this week. Germany ZEW Survey Current Situation came in at -25.3, [...]

DAX Index 1.80% Higher as Markets Increase Bets for a Brexit Deal

DAX Index started higher the trading session as positive news crossing the wires from the Brexit front. EU’s Donald Tusk said that after PM Boris Johnson met his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar yesterday, "both saw for the first time a pathway to a deal". Improved sentiment over the trade negotiations between [...]

DAX Index at Daily High Testing the 100-day MA

DAX Index started higher the trading session on positive news from the Brexit front. Investors yesterday dump German stocks as the slowdown spread around the globe. Markets await the restart of trade negotiations between US and China on Thursday although the expectations are low for a deal this week. The [...]

DAX Trades Lower Testing the 12,000 Support

DAX Index turns lower today as a no-deal Brexit looks possible scenario amid disagreement between the UK and the EU over the Irish Customs Union. Investors dump equities around the globe as the slowdown spreads around the globe. Markets await the restart of trade negotiations between USSS and China later [...]
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DAX Index Slumps to New Monthly Low on Global Growth Worries

The DAX index slumps today after the US ISM manufacturing report, published yesterday, came in at 47.8 the lowest level in ten years. The biggest drag on the ISM was new export orders, and this is important for the export-oriented German economy. As a response, investors have been dumping equities [...]