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What is the DAX?

The DAX is an index tracking performance of German stocks.

The DAX is an index that tracks the 30 largest capitalization stocks that trade on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Germany. The index is capitalization weighted, but since it is so narrow it is more comparable to the Dow Jones than the S&P 500.

It does not necessarily give a thorough indication of how the German economy is performing.

What is the CAC 40 Index?
What is the EURO STOXX 50?

Keywords: market indices, large cap, cap-weighted index, Europe, Germany,