STOXX Europe 600

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The STOXX Europe 600, also called STOXX 600, SXXP, is a stock index of European stocks designed by STOXX Ltd.. This index has a fixed number of 600 components representing large, mid and small capitalization companies among 17 European countries, covering approximately 90% of the free-float market capitalization of the European stock market (not limited to the Eurozone). The countries that make up the index are the United Kingdom (comprising around 27% of the index), France, Germany and Switzerland (accounting for around 15% of the index each)[1], as well as Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden.[2]

The STOXX Europe 600 was introduced in 1998. Its composition is reviewed four times a year, in March, June, September, December. The index is available in several currency (AUD, CAD, CHF, EUR, GBP, JPY, USD) and return (Price, Net Return, Gross Return) variant combinations.

It is licensed to financial institutions to serve as underlying for a wide range of investment products such as exchange-traded funds (ETFs), futures, options, and structured products worldwide.

Development[edit]

The following table shows the end-of-year values of the STOXX Europe 600 index since 1998.[3]

A record closing high of 433.90 was recorded on 19 February 2020.

Year No. of points Change (points) Change (%)
1998 279,20
1999 379,49 100,29 35,92
2000 359.79 -19,70 -5,19
2001 298,73 -61,06 -16,97
2002 201,72 -97,01 -32,47
2003 229,31 27,59 13,68
2004 251,02 21,71 9,47
2005 310,03 59,01 23,51
2006 365,26 55.23 17,81
2007 364,64 -0,62 -0,17
2008 196,90 -167,74 -46,00
2009 253,16 56.26 28,57
2010 275,81 22,65 8,95
2011 244,54 -31,27 -11,34
2012 279,68 35,14 14,37
2013 328,26 48,58 17,37
2014 342,54 14,28 4,35
2015 365,81 23,27 6,79
2016 361,42 -4,39 -1,20
2017 389,18 27,76 7,68
2018 337,65 -51,53 -13,24
2019 415,84 78,19 23,16

Sector index[edit]

Versions differentiating specific sector, respectively are also available.[4] Sector's classification is base on Industry Classification Benchmark.

  • STOXX Europe 600 Banks (SX7P)
  • STOXX Europe 600 Health Care (SXDP)
  • STOXX Europe 600 Industrial Goods & Services (SXNP)
  • STOXX Europe 600 Personal & Household Goods (SXQP)
  • STOXX Europe 600 Insurance (SXIP)
  • STOXX Europe 600 Food & Beverage (SX3P)
  • STOXX Europe 600 Oil & Gas (SXEP)
  • STOXX Europe 600 Chemicals (SX4P)
  • STOXX Europe 600 Telecommunications (SXKP)
  • STOXX Europe 600 Utilities (SX6P)
  • STOXX Europe 600 Technology (SX8P)
  • STOXX Europe 600 Retail (SXRP)
  • STOXX Europe 600 Automobiles & Parts (SXAP)
  • STOXX Europe 600 Media (SXMP)
  • STOXX Europe 600 Basic Resources (SXPP)
  • STOXX Europe 600 Construction & Materials (SXOP)
  • STOXX Europe 600 Real Estate (SX86P)
  • STOXX Europe 600 Travel & Leisure (SXTP)
  • STOXX Europe 600 Financial Services (SXFP)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lyxor rolls out Stoxx Europe 600 ETF with euro hedging - ETF Strategy, April 2017
  2. ^ "Index guide" (PDF). STOXX. Retrieved 2017-02-03.
  3. ^ "STOXX Europe 600 Index EUR Historical Prices". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2017-02-04.
  4. ^ "Europe Indices". STOXX. Retrieved 2017-10-29.

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