Index that reflects the price development of all German shares across Prime Standard and General Standard

’’Composite DAX®’’ ( CDAX®) started on 17 September 1993 and is calculated as a price and performance index by Deutsche Börse. The base date for the index is 30 December 1987 = 100 points.

Historical data have been calculated as far back as 1970.

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