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Equities. Industry and company analysis: Information about Index

This is an introduction to the functions withing the Bloomberg Terminal that allow to research equities and do company and industry analysis. Example used: Maersk and liner shipping industry
  • Indx Pt. indicates sector’s point contribution to the Index shift;
  • For example, at the time the screenshot was taken, Information Technology sector was accountable for -18.30 of the overall -68.19 move in the S&P 500.

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Indx Pt. 3-step formula:

  • Index level * Index Weight of a stock (i.e. Apple) = Points contribution of a stock (1);