What Is The CAC?

Patrick Curtis

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The CAC40 is the benchmark index used in France, similar to the NASDAQ or S&P500. It is the market capitalization-weighted measure of the 40 largest stocks on the Euronext Paris exchange.

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Patrick Curtis

Patrick Curtis is a member of WSO Editorial Board which helps ensure the accuracy of content across top articles on Wall Street Oasis. He has experience in investment banking at Rothschild and private equity at Tailwind Capital along with an MBA from the Wharton School of Business. He is also the founder and current CEO of Wall Street Oasis. This content was originally created by member WallStreetOasis.com and has evolved with the help of our mentors.