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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 trades cautiously higher ahead of Fed decision later today. Investors are also keeping an eye on ECB decision and the critical elections in the UK tomorrow. Trade negotiations between China and U.S. continiues as we approach the December 15th deadline of imposing new tariffs to Chinese products from USA. [...]
DAX Index started its strong bullish rally after breaking above the resistance at 12974.07. However, the DAX bulls quickly lose their steam after securing a high at 13373.39 on 18th November. On Monday, the DAX index was down by 60.97 points. However, the bearish correction came to a halt after [...]
DAX Index and European indices started the week in cautious mode ahead of Fed and ECB decision and the critical elections in UK on Thursday. Investors are receiving mixed signals from the trade talks between China and the USA, as we approach the December 15th new tariffs on Chinese imports, [...]
The DAX index added 45 points in the first five minutes following the release of the latest US Nonfarm Payrolls report, and twenty-five minutes after the report, the DAX index had kept its gains. The move higher in the DAX 30 is well supported as the US labor market report [...]
European equities and DAX Index started higher today as President Trump refuels the optimism on trade talks ahead of the December 15th deadline when the next set of tariffs in China’s imports will kick in. Investors will focus on U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls report, the forecasts are for 168K, the previous [...]
The DAX Index started higher today on improved sentiment amid headlines that China and USA are close to signing a deal on the amount of tariffs that will be rolled back in December. President Donald Trump earlier this week in London NATO summit said that the trade deal between the [...]
The DAX Index rebound today after two days of steep losses as trade tensions spread around the globe. A headline crossing the wires the last hour suggest that US and China are close to agreement on the amount of tariffs that will be rolled back in December. President Donald Trump [...]
The DAX Index started the week on positive foot supported by the strong Chinese manufacturing PMI’s from China. The German Manufacturing PMI came in at 44.10 above market consensus of 43.8 for November. The European Monetary Union Manufacturing PMI came in 46.9 above expectations of 46.6 in November while the [...]