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English definition of “All-Share index”

All-Share index

noun [C]     mainly UK (US usually All-Stock index)
STOCK MARKET a series of numbers which shows the changing average value of the share prices of all companies on a stock exchange , and which is used as a measure of how well a market is performing : The Colombo Stock Exchange's all-share index dropped 5 points to 791. → See also FTSE™ All-Share Index
(Definition of All-Share index noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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