World Indices Symbols – How to find and use

This KB article explains how to find and use the index symbols for many global indexes.

Master List

Download the master list of indices from the website: https://bullsystems.com/indiceslistName.asp

Frequency of Updates

Daily

Common Symbols

XJO ASX200
US.^FTSE
FTSE 100
US.^DJI Dow Jones Ind Avg
US.^COMP NASDAQ Composite
INDEX.NYA NYSE Composite
US.^SPX  S&P 500
US.^NI225 Nikkei 225
US.^HSI Hang Seng
US.^DAX German DAX
US.^CAC40 French CAC 40
INDEX.STI Singapore Straits Times
US.^RUT Russell 2000

Easy copy list

XJO
US.^FTSE 

US.^DJI 
US.^COMP
INDEX.NYA 
US.^SPX
US.^NI225
US.^HSI
US.^DAX
US.^CAC40
INDEX.STI
US.^RUT

How to use these

Create a new price chart, and simply type in the relevant code as shown bolded from the list above, or any other from the master list. For example, the S&P500 index can be plotted using:  US.^SPX
(the  ^  character is referred to as the carat and is typically on the computer keyboard at <Shift>+6.

How does this work?

The price data for these securities resides on the BullCharts servers in Sydney, and so you will need an internet connection in order to view the price chart. There can be a delay of 10 to 30 seconds to download the data, depending on your internet connection speed at the time.

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