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World Stock Markets in Three Charts

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Three quick charts based on comparing performance of over 70 stock market indices.

The best performing market over the last 1, 3 and 5 years is the Nasdaq 100 by a distance. Surprisingly, the 2nd best performer over the last one year is the Karachi Stock Index followed by the Copenhagen OMXC.

Over three and five years, the New Zealand Stock Market Index has returned the 2nd highest.

Chart 1: Top Performing Stock Market IndicesWorld Stock Markets in Three Charts

Chart 2: Worst Performing Stock Market Indices

Philippines, Austria, Dubai (DFM), Singapore (FTSE Straits) have the dubious distinction of being in the bottom 10 of world markets over 1, 3 and 5 years.World Stock Markets in Three Charts

Chart 3: Key Stock Markets Compared with India

Comparing “key markets” with India, the Nasdaq 100 has an intimidating lead over the rest. Even over five years, the S&P500 has delivered more than double the Indian markets, and that is without currency adjustments.World Stock Markets in Three Charts