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stock indexnoun [C]

uk   us   (also stock market index, also share index) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a ​series of ​numbers that ​showschanges in the ​averageprices of ​shares on a particular ​stockmarket over ​time: The Nikkei 225 ​stockindexsurged 2% last week The ​mainstockindex was down 350 ​points.
(Definition of stock index from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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