How stock markets fared in 2012

Agence France-Presse

Posted at Jan 01 2013 12:16 PM | Updated as of Jan 01 2013 08:17 PM

PARIS - Most of the world's stock exchanges performed well in 2012, Caracas leading the pack with a whopping 295% increase while in Europe only Madrid finished lower than in 2011 and even crisis-hit Greece managed to grow by more than 30%.

The Philippine stock market was one of the best performing bourses in Asia. 

Herewith a list of the world's main stock market indexes and how they performed in 2012:

EUROPE

- Frankfurt (Dax): +29.06%

- London (FTSE 100): +5.84%

- Paris (CAC 40): +15.23%

- Zurich (SMI): +14.93%

- Milan (MIB): +7.84%

- Madrid (Ibex 35): -4.66%

- Amsterdam (AEX): +9.68%

- Stockholm (OMX 30): +11.83%

- Moscow (Micex): +5.39%

- Lisbon (PSI 20): +2.93%

- Dublin (IOI): +17.05%

- Brussels (Bel-20): +18.83%

- Copenhagen (0MX 20): +27.24%

- Helsinki (OMX Helsinki): +8.33%

- Oslo (OBX): +14.74%

- Vienna (ATX): +36.94%

- Athens (Athex): +33.43%

- Budapest (BSEI): +7.06%

- Bucharest (BET): +18.74%

- Istanbul (ISE 100): +53.09%

- Euro Stoxx 50 +13.79%

NORTH AMERICA

- New York (DJIA): +7.31%

- New York (Nasdaq): +15.97%

- New York (SP500): +13.47%

- Toronto (TSX): +4.30%

- Mexico (MBI): +18.52%

SOUTH AMERICA

- Sao Paulo (Bovespa): -4.21%

- Buenos Aires (Merval): -0.26%

- Santiago (IPSA): +9.75%

- Caracas (IBC): +295.66%

- Lima (IGBVL): +9.66%

- Bogota (IGBC): +25.19%

AFRICA / MIDDLE EAST

- Riyadh (Tadawul): +5.98%

- Kuwait (KSE): +2.97%

- Dubai (DFM): +19.89%

- Bahrain (BHSE): -6.88%

- Tel Aviv (Tel Aviv 100): +7.57%

- Cairo (Case 30): +50.80%

- Tunis (TUNINDEX): -3.02%

- Casablanca (Masi): -15.18%

- Johannesburg (JSE): +22.22%

- Nairobi (KSE): +28.62%

ASIA

- Tokyo (Nikkei 225): +22.94%

- Hong Kong (Hang Seng): +22.91%

- Sydney (ASX 200): +14.60%

- Shanghai (SE Composite): +3.17%

- Taiwan (TAIEX): +8.87%

- Seoul (KOSPI): +9.38%

- Mumbai (Sensex 30): +25.65%

- Pakistan (KSE-100) +49.5%

- Jakarta (JCI): +12.94%

- Bangkok (SET): +35.76%

- Singapore (STI): +19.68%

- Kuala Lumpur (KLCI): +10.34%

- Manila (PSEi): +32.95%

- Hanoi (HCMSI): -2.81%

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