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.


At 5/15/2009 1:11 AM, Blogger mangopancake 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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