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benchmark

noun bookmark, critical point, crucial point, crux, essence, essential matter, fundamental part, gist, gravamen, heart, key point, linchpin, main point, material point, milestone, pivotal point, prime issue, salient point, substance, substantive point, turning point
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relevant benchmark index through the use of financial derivative
The Bank Benchmark Index (BBI) Awards were created by Ethos Consultancy to recognise banks that value customer service and strive for service excellence.
The 64 companies listed on Abu Dhabi's benchmark index are trading at about 18 times reported earnings, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
The benchmark index tracks the 30 most liquid high-yield bonds issued by companies from the non-financial sector that are listed in euros and have a rating below investment grade.
In fact, a lower percentage of index funds outperform their benchmark index than actively-managed funds.
The GDP weighted bond indices are the latest offering from Barclays Capital using an alternative weighting methodology and complement existing issuer capped, country capped, composite weight and float adjusted benchmark index families.
The country's third biggest private sector lender will take the place of Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL), a member of Jindal group, in the benchmark index, revealed a BSE circular dated November 22, 2013.
A benchmark index of Indian stock markets hit its third straight record closing high at 21,196.
04% drop in Egypt's benchmark index, the EGX 30, to reach 5337.
The Index is designed to provide exposure to the Benchmark Index in positive trending markets and exposure to the Cash Rate in negative trending markets using an objective and transparent methodology.
market capitalization weighted benchmark index made up of the securities of 400 companies in diverse industries.
Summary: Dubai's benchmark index declined the most in more than a month on concern slower global economic growth may hurt company earnings.