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GFD Insights

Events in Time Anniversaries: May 2019

25 years ago: May 1994 S&P 500: 456.50 (vs. 2881.40 in 05/2019) 10-year U.S. Government Bond Yield: 7.17% (vs. 2.47% in 05/2019) Gold: $387.60 (vs. $1287.10 in 05/2019) Oil: $18.295 (vs. $61.65 in 05/2019) GBP/USD: 1.5105 (vs. 1.2999 in 05/2019) US GDP: $7,115...

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A New Stock Market Index for Canada

Canada has one of the ten largest markets in the world. With a capitalization of over $2 trillion and over 3300 listed companies, and many of its companies listed in New York, Canadian companies have played an important role in the global economy over the past 150...

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A Revised Index for South Africa

Global Financial Data has collected data on companies from South Africa that listed in London during the 1800s and 1900s. Between 1835 and 1985, over 400 South African companies listed in London. Before 1890, there were fewer than 20 South African companies in London,...

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