Global Equity Industry Statistics

Global equity industry statistics provide insight into the performance and trends within the stock markets worldwide, including market capitalization, sector allocations, and regional distribution.

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"As of 2021, the global equity market was valued at around $105.21 trillion."

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"The U.S. accounted for over 58.3% of the total global equity market capitalization in 2020."

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"Technology was the best performing global sector, with a 48% return in 2020."

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"The Bank of America forecast that the global equity market will grow by another $140 trillion over the next decade."

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"The emerging markets’ share of global equity market capitalisation increased to 14% as of 2020."

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"In 2020, the equity capital markets raised a global total of $838.34 billion via public offerings."

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"The Materials sector performed the worst globally in 2020, with a negative 3.49% return."

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"The global ETF market has grown to over $5.4 trillion as of 2020, with equity ETFs accounting for the majority of the assets."

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"As of 2021, European equity markets represent 15% of total worldwide market cap, down from 21% in 2010."

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Statistic 10

"Since 2010, the number of listed companies globally has grown by 16%, totaling over 47,000."

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"The global platform as a service market, linked to the tech equity sector, is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 26.6% from 2021 to 2028."

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Statistic 12

"As of 2020, the financials sector in Europe represented the largest portion of the MSCI Europe Index, at 18.5%."

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Statistic 13

"In 2021, the global total return equity index generated a 6.8% return."

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