Thursday, May 14, 2009

April's $4.2 Trillion Increase in World Stock Market Value Is Largest Single Month Increase in History


The top chart above shows the world stock market capitalization based on data from the World Federation of Exchanges, in trillions of USDs, monthly from January 1996 to April 2009. The bottom chart shows the monthly change in world stock market value, measured in trillions of USDs. The $4.2 trillion increase in April's world stock market capitalization, from $29.8 trillion in March to $34 trillion in April is the largest single month increase in the history of the World Federation's data.

4 Comments:

At 5/15/2009 1:11 AM, Blogger Sean said...

Woo Hoo?!

What does it all mean Basil??
--Austin Powers

 
At 5/15/2009 7:06 AM, Anonymous DiabolicalMechanism said...

Wasn't the best single year gain for the U.S. stock indexes occur in the middle of the great depression?

 
At 5/15/2009 7:27 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

How about adjusting those numbers for inflation and going back to the GD? Bet the increase won't seem as big.

 
At 5/15/2009 4:20 PM, Blogger bobble said...

another perspective

 

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