CAC (French: CAC quarante [kak kaʁɑ̃t]); It stands for the French phrase “Cotation Assistée en Continu”. CAC 40 is the stock market index in which the 40 largest companies operating in France are traded. The index represents a capitalization-weighted measure of the 40 most important stocks among the 100 largest market capitalization in Euronext Paris. Detailed information about What is CAC 40 Companies and Shares is in the rest of the article.
What is CAC 40 Companies and Shares?
The CAC 40 is one of the main national indices of Brussels’ BEL20, Lisbon’s PSI-20 and Amsterdam’s AEX as well as the pan-European exchange group Euronext. CAC 40 takes its name from the Paris Stock Exchange’s early automation system Cotation Assistée en Continu (Continuous Assisted Quotation). The base value of 1.000 was on December 31, 1987; It is determined equal to the market value of 370,437,433,957.70 French francs. The companies, sectors and share codes traded in CAC 40 are as follows. You can browse here for Japanese Stock Exchange Nikkei 225 Shares and Companies.
|Air Liquide||Basic Meterials||AI.PA|
|BNP Paribas||Financial Services||BNP.PA|
|Crédit Agricole||Financial Services||ACA.PA|
|Pernod Ricard||Conservative Consumption||RI.PA|
|Société Générale||Financial Services||GLE.PA|
There has been no change in the above companies included in the CAC 40 Index, which started to be traded in its current form on December 31, 1987. Although a long time has passed since the aforementioned date, there has not been any company newly recruited to CAC 40 or left the index.
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