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Stock market return, percent, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 7 countries was -6.58 percent.The highest value was in the USA: 10.66 percent and the lowest value was in Costa Rica: -18.27 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
USA 10.66 1 1984 - 2020
Canada -1.55 2 1984 - 2020
Jamaica -4.27 3 1991 - 2020
Mexico -8.81 4 1995 - 2020
Panama -11.45 5 2000 - 2020
Bermuda -12.39 6 1995 - 2020
Costa Rica -18.27 7 1996 - 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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