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.
In August last year, regulators introduced a pilot program to increase margin trading, In February they started another pilot program to let securities lending and short-selling of blue-chip stocks.
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 Nikkei moved at slightly higher levels for most of the day as buying in blue-chip stocks offset profit-taking.
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 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.
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.
2 - the lowest since March - wiping pounds 35bn from blue-chip stocks.
Those with long-term investment time frames can consider blue-chip stocks or mutual funds that specialize in them.
LONDON shares suffered heavy losses today as a reality check hit investors in the City and sent blue-chip stocks tumbling.
In a recent study of 25 blue-chip stocks across industries, Howell found that most were severely overvalued at today's prices and that current free cash flows cannot support most companies' current market prices.
Philippine stocks closed higher for the second straight day Thursday on selected buying of blue-chip stocks, with the Philippine Stock Exchange composite index gaining 10.