blue-chip stock


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a common stock of a nationally known company whose value and dividends are reliable

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THE London market jumped 5% today as blue-chip stocks bounced back from Friday's losses on hopes of further Government aid to ailing global economies.
Such funds tend to :include lots of blue-chip stocks from well-established companies that outpace the rest of the market.
Only five blue-chip stocks were in positive territory during the opening hour, with the best gain being a modest 2p lift to 915p for banking group HSBC.
The FTSE 100 Index fell to its lowest level since April 1997 as more than pounds 28bn was wiped from blue-chip stocks.
The market also remained under pressure due to continued correction in blue-chip stocks across the sectors as well as the net selling recorded by the foreign investors on Thursday.
However, the strength of the UK currency heaped more misery on blue-chip stocks, with the FTSE 100 Index dropping to its lowest level since April, before closing down 79.
STERLING surged to a fresh one-year high against the US dollar while blue-chip stocks slumped after the Bank of England hinted that it may hike interest rates in the "coming months".
The exchange will launch equity options for blue-chip stocks this year, starting with simulated deals before proceeding to real trading.
In the medium-term, the Dubai market may reach 2,200- 2,400 levels and any profit-taking should be seen as an opportunity to accumulate more blue-chip stocks," he added.
THE ASEAN Exchanges is embarking on a regional roadshow early next year to promote blue-chip stocks as a "highly investable" basket of assets for retail investors.
The Nikkei moved at slightly higher levels for most of the day as buying in blue-chip stocks offset profit-taking.
Chapter 4 discusses six criteria that are used to select the highest quality blue-chip stocks.
The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI, which tracks the top 30 Malaysian companies on the local stock exchange, has placed more blue-chip stocks on the radar of foreign institutional investors as well as fund managers since it was implemented a year ago.
Britain's blue-chip stocks have gained despite turbulence on the financial markets, although the top flight is still 22% lower than at the start of the decade, when the Footsie stood at a record 6930.
Britain's blue-chip stocks have gained despite ferocious turbulence on the financial markets, although the top flight is still 22% lower than at the start of the decade, when the Footsie stood at a record 6930.