Cap-weighted index

An index in which the weight of an individual security or issue is directly proportional to its market capitalisation. But in the case of bonds, which represent debt, size gives no assurance of safety. Indeed the more indebted an issuer is, the riskier its bonds may be, after a point.

Our site and the information it contains is not intended to US citizens, US residents, Canadian citizens or Canadian residents.

I am not a US citizen, US resident, Canadian citizen and/or Canadian resident
I am a US citizen, US resident, Canadian citizen and/or Canadian resident