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equal-weighted
equal weight UK US (also equalweight) adjective STOCK MARKET
giving all shares in a group equal importance, with the same importance given to shares in small companies as to shares in large companies: »

The table shows a calculation of a five-stock index, comparing a market weight versus an equal weight calculation.

Compare MARKET WEIGHT(Cf. ↑market weight)
equal-weighted adjective
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The S&P Equal Weight Index is the equal-weighted version of the S&P 500.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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