CAC40 is a Euronext Paris index, which composes in conjunction with the PSI-20, BEL-20 and AEX-Index a so-called "Big Four" of EuroNext Paris exchange and occupies a position in the top ten of the world's leading indices. 40 companies and enterprises, which are included in the CAC40 index, are selected from hundreds of companies with the greatest capitalization. However, the decisive factor when selecting a particular enterprise to enter in the CAC40 is stocks and transactions. These indicators determine the ranking and weight of the company in the list. CAC 40, a French stock market index, is one of the most important European stock indexes, along with the British FTSE 100 index, the German DAX index and Eurozone’s general indicator STOXX 50.
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