STOXX Europe 600
The STOXX Europe 600, also called STOXX 600, SXXP, is a stock index of European stocks designed by STOXX Ltd. This index has a fixed number of 600 components representing large, mid and small capitalization companies among 17 European countries, covering approximately 90% of the free-float market capitalization of the European stock market (not limited to the Eurozone). The countries that make up the index are the United Kingdom (comprising around 21.5% of the index), France, Germany and Switzerland (accounting for around 16% of the index each), as well as Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden.
|Foundation||September 16, 1998|
|Exchanges||17 exchanges including LSE, EPA, ETR, SWX|
|Market cap||€11.8 trillion|
(as of Mar 30, 2021)
|Weighting method||Free-float capitalization-weighted|
|Related indices||STOXX Europe 50|
The STOXX Europe 600 was introduced in 1998. Its composition is reviewed four times a year, in March, June, September, December. The index is available in several currency (AUD, CAD, CHF, EUR, GBP, JPY, USD) and return (Price, Net Return, Gross Return) variant combinations.