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Market Commentary  28467
May, 2018 Data:

Part 1: SUMMARY RETURNS & RANK
Last Month                                 -1.1%        Rank: 18 out of 23
Last Year  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18.3%       Rank: 4 out of 23
Last 5 Years                              46.5%       Rank: 15 out of 23
Last 10 Years . . . . . . . . . . . .   37.9%        Rank: 16 out of 23

Returns for the Hang Seng Stock Index is shown above for four time periods.
For example: the change in the Hang Seng Index was -1.1% in the last month.
With that return, the Hang Seng Index was ranked 18th out of the 23 indexes
reviewed in this site for that time period. Dividends are not included.



Part 2: HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS
The performance ranking of the Hang Seng Index relative to the other 23 stock
indexes covered in this site is detailed below. Four different time periods are
reviewed. The Hang Seng Stock Index is compared to foreign and domestic,
large cap and small cap indexes. Each paragraph identifies the top and bottom
performers as well as the average and median market performance for the
indexes during in each time period.

Last Month:
During May of 2018, the Hang Seng had a rank of 18 with a return of -1.10%.
The top ranked index during May was the S&P 600 Index, with a return of
6.34%. The worst performing index during that period was the Mexico IPC Index
with a return of -7.65%.
The median return for all stock market indexes during May was 2.16%. The
average return for the indexes during the month was 1.14%.

Last Year:
During the last 12 months, the Hang Seng had a rank of 4 with a return of 18%.
The top ranked index during the last year was the S&P 600 Index, with a return
of 21%. The worst performing index during that period was the Mexico IPC Index
with a return of -8%.
The median return for the indexes during this period was 12%. The average
return for all stock market indexes over the year was 10%.

Last 5 Years:
Over the 5 years ended May of 2018,  the Hang Seng had a rank of 15 with a
return of 46%. The top ranked index during the 5 year period was the NASDAQ
100 Index, with a return of 134%. The worst performing index during that period
was the Straits Times Stock Index with a return of 4%.
The median return for all stock market indexes during this time period was 62%.
The average return for the indexes over the 5 years was 53%.

Last 10 Years:
During the 10 years ended May of 2018, the Hang Seng had a rank of 16 with a
return of 38%. The top ranked index during the period was the NASDAQ 100
Index, with a return of 243%. The worst performing index during the 10 year
time period was the Straits Times Stock Index with a return of 7%.
The median return for the indexes during the last 10 years was 82%. The
average return for all stock market indexes over that time frame was 75%.

All calculations are based on the monthly market close for each index, excluding
dividends.
























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Hang Seng Index: Annual Returns
Year
Percent
Year
Percent
Year
Percent
Year
Percent
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
-27.8
6.7
14.6
31.1
41.4
48.6
15.7
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
4.5
22.1
-18.0
1.6
51.7
-5.4
-21.5
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
-14.4
24.6
16.7
4.5
36.5
34.8
-47.4
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
52.0
5.3
-20.0
22.9
2.9
1.3
-7.2
18.7
19.3
The annual gain or loss in the Hang Seng index from 1988 to present.
Dividends are not included.
Hang Seng Stock Index - 29 Year Graph (Hong Kong)
Hang Seng Stock Market Index Historical Graph
The above graph plots the monthly close for the Hang Seng Stock Index in logarithmic scale.
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Stock Market Performance Ranking: Hang Seng Index
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