Base market value - Definition

The Base Market Value is a value-weighted index composed of all the securities in an index trading at any given time. The base market value is helpful in determining the value of stock market value or index. The base value is regarded as the pulse of the stock and securities markets of an exchange. It generally consists of the largest and most actively traded securities which are representative of various segments.

Base Market Value is generally reported by a percentage change from the base value. These are often used as benchmarks to measure economic or financial performance. The base value is a real time value.

It is used as a Basis of comparison in plotting dollar or percentage changes for purposes of market indexing.

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