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Stock market return, percent, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 26 countries was -6.87 percent.The highest value was in Kuwait: 16.08 percent and the lowest value was in Lebanon: -29.04 percent. The indicator is available from 1984 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: Global Financial Development Database
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Countries Stock market return, 2020 Global rank Available data
Kuwait 16.08 1 2002 - 2020
China 8.07 2 1991 - 2020
South Korea 5.52 3 1984 - 2020
Kazakhstan 4.16 4 2002 - 2020
Pakistan 3.03 5 1999 - 2020
Japan 0.95 6 1984 - 2020
India -0.66 7 1984 - 2020
Sri Lanka -1.91 8 1986 - 2020
Bahrain -1.94 9 2006 - 2020
Israel -2.01 10 1993 - 2020
Qatar -3.72 11 2008 - 2020
Malaysia -7.33 12 1984 - 2020
Hong Kong -7.54 13 1984 - 2020
Saudi Arabia -8.01 14 1995 - 2020
Vietnam -8.42 15 2002 - 2020
Oman -8.95 16 1993 - 2020
UA Emirates -10.47 17 2003 - 2020
Jordan -11.05 18 2001 - 2020
Mongolia -12.93 19 2000 - 2020
Bangladesh -14.68 20 2014 - 2020
Singapore -15.59 21 2000 - 2020
Indonesia -15.66 22 1984 - 2020
Thailand -17.51 23 1988 - 2020
Philippines -18.42 24 1988 - 2020
Laos -20.55 25 2012 - 2020
Lebanon -29.04 26 1998 - 2020


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.
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