(measure: percent; Source: Global Financial Development Database)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
USA: Stock market return, percent
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1961 to 2017. The average value for the USA during that period was 7.68 percent with a minimum of -22.95 percent in 1974 and a maximum of 34.05 percent in 1983.
The latest value from 2017 is 16.75 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 88
countries is 14.94 percent.
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Definition: Stock market return is the growth rate of annual average stock market index. Annual average stock market index is constructed by taking the average of the daily stock market indexes available at Bloomberg.