Chart(s) of the Week: 2003 DJIA, priced in Euros

Thursday, January 08, 2004 | 03:15 PM

Performance changes based upon your currency perspective. If you bought the Dow Jones Industrial Average with your Euros on the first day of 2003, you were essentially flat for the year.

2003 DJIA, priced in Euros (click for full sized chart)
Source: Bloomberg Analytics

The S&P500 was also nearly flat, up a mere 10 points for the year - that’s not 10%, but 10 points, or less than 1%.

2003 S&P500, priced in Euros (click for full sized chart)
Source: Bloomberg Analytics

The Nasdaq fared better: Priced in Euros, the Nazz was up from 1339 to 1596, a mere 19% gain. While that’s respectable, it is hardly the 50% gainer domestic buyers enjoyed.

2003 Nasdaq Comp, priced in Euros (click for full sized chart)
Source: Bloomberg Analytics

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what about Gold, Oil in €

Posted by: Hans Rudolf Suter | Jan 9, 2004 9:55:47 AM

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