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Bloomberg: market index prices, members & movers
How can I find market index prices, members, and movers in Bloomberg?

  • To locate major world equity indices, type WEI and hit GO.
    1. Select index of interest, e.g., 5) S&P 500 Index, for a display of industry sectors.
    2. Click on sectors to reveal constituent companies. Type frequently used shortcuts and hit GO:
      • HP for historical price table with volume
      • GP for graph of historical prices
      • GPA for graph of historical average prices
    3. Use amber fields to modify the display; e.g., start/end date, frequency, currency, and the market.

  • To identify index members type the shortcut and hit GO:
    • MEMB to view list of index members, percent weight, shares, and last price
    • MOV to view leading and lagging index movers

  • Use the format Bloomberg abbreviation for index [INDEX] and use Bloomberg shortcuts to go directly to information, e.g.,:
    • SPX [INDEX] HP [GO] for S&P 500 levels
    • CCMP [INDEX] MEMB [GO] for NASDAQ Composite members
    • INDU [INDEX] MOV [GO] for leading and lagging Dow Jones Industrial Average members