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English definition of “Dow Jones”

Dow Jones

noun [S]     /ˌdaʊˈdʒəʊnz/ US  /ˌdaʊˈdʒoʊnz/ (also the Dow Jones (Industrial) Average, the Dow)
an index (= a system for comparing values) of the prices of shares in the 30 most important companies on the New York Stock Exchange → Compare the FTSE 100, the Nikkei (index)Financial investments and the stock market
(Definition of Dow Jones noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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