Three of eight indexes on our world watch list have posted gains through Friday, February 16, 2018. The top performer is Hong Kong's Hang Seng with a gain of 4.00%. In second if our own S&P 500 with a gain of 2.19% followed by India's BSE Sensex with a gain of 0.59%.

2018 Performance

Here is an overlay of the eight illustrating their comparative performance in 2018.

Three of eight indexes on our world watch list have posted gains through Friday, February 16, 2018. The top performer is Hong Kong's Hang Seng with a gain of 4.00%. In second if our own S&P 500 with a gain of 2.19% followed by India's BSE Sensex with a gain of 0.59%. In last is London's FTSE 100 with a loss of 5.11%.