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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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This includes licence agreements covering benchmark indexes for US and Indian equities.
The rally was also expected following the benchmark index shed over 1,900 points last week and stocks across the board fell to attractive buying levels.
Sesa Goa jumped 13 per cent on being added to the benchmark index. Oil & Natural Gas surged from a nine-month low.
'The market kicked off on a positive note, hitting an intra-day high of 43 points, but it later skidded lower and the benchmark index touched an intra-day low of 566 points momentarily breaching the 40,000 psychological level,' said Jafar.
Qatari bourse benchmark index, a measure of 20 most liquid and diversified scrips, plunged 3.45 percent or 246.20 points to 6,888.88, the biggest single-day drop since July 12.
The changes to the composition of the benchmark index would come into effect from October 1, 2018.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 13 July 2017: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) saw a mixed performance at the end of Thursday's session, while the benchmark index EGX 30 recorded its highest level since inauguration.
Barclays, publisher of leading broad market bond benchmarks, and MSCI Inc., a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, announced today an agreement to launch a new Green Bond Index, expanding on their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) fixed income benchmark index family launched in June 2013.
The report said, the EGX 30 benchmark index went up 3.68 percent to close at 13,889 points.
The Egyptian benchmark index EGX 30 saw a break in its 11 consecutive working days of gains on Wednesday, when it dropped off to 5667.34.
Summary: MUMBAI -- Indian stocks advanced for a fourth day, with the benchmark index headed for its highest close in two weeks.
The benchmark index was on a steady decline throughout the day as stocks faced across-the-board selling pressure.