Meaning of “All-Share index” in the English Dictionary


"All-Share index" in Business English

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All-Share indexnoun [ C ]

uk us 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.

(Definition of “All-Share index” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)