Four of eight indexes on our world watch list have posted gains through Monday, July 9, 2018. The top performer this year is India's BSE SENSEX with a gain of 6.28%. In second is our own S&P 500 with a gain of 4.14%. In third is France's CAC 40 with a gain of 1.61%. Coming in last is Shanghai's SSE with a loss of 14.88%.

2018 Performance

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

Here are all eight world indexes sorted by YTD.