the Dow Jones Industrial Average

the Dow Jones Industrial Average UK US noun [S] (ABBREVIATION DJIA™, DJI, also the Dow™, also the Dow Jones, also the Dow Jones index) STOCK MARKET
a US stock market index (= system for measuring the present value of shares) that is based on an average of share prices from 30 US companies including important manufacturing, finance, technology, and entertainment businesses: »

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 198.94, or 1.5%, to finish at 13266.73.

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The Dow Jones index rose 63 points, or 0.6%, to 10,528, by midday.

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The DJIA™ opened down 23.25 points at 9299.77.

See also STANDARD AND POOR'S(Cf. Standard and Poor's), NASDAQ™(Cf. ↑Nasdaq™), FTSE™(Cf. ↑FTSE™)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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