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Dow Jones index Line breaks: Dow Jones index
Pronunciation: /daʊˈdʒəʊnz/
(also Dow Jones average)

Definition of Dow Jones index in English:

An index of figures indicating the relative price of shares on the New York Stock Exchange, based on the average price of selected stocks.


From the name of Dow Jones & Co, Inc., a financial news agency founded by Charles H. Dow (1851–1902) and Edward D. Jones (circa1855–1920), American economists whose company compiled the first average of US stock prices in 1884.

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