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Keefe Bank Index

What is 'Keefe Bank Index'

An index of regional bank and money centers. The Keefe Bank Index is compiled by Keefe, Keefe, Bruyette and Woods, an investment banking firm in New York City that focuses on banking stocks. The banks in this index are weighted according to capitalization.

Explaining 'Keefe Bank Index'

The full name of the Keefe index is the KBW Bank Sector Index. This index is a common benchmark in the banking industry and trades on the Philadelphia Stock Exhange. The ticker symbol for this index is BK. The BK has been posted since the firm's inception in 1962.


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Q&A About Keefe Bank Index


What is the full name of the Keefe index?

The full name of the Keefe index is the KBW Bank Sector Index.

What are some other ticker symbols for this index?

Other ticker symbols include BK and KKBK.

Who compiles this index?

The KBW Bank Index is compiled by Keefe, Keefe, Bruyette and Woods.

What does the BKX measure?

The BKX measures the performance of banks and financial services companies.

What does this index measure?

This index measures bank stocks.

How often is this index updated?

This index is updated daily at 4 pm EST.

What is the Nasdaq Global Indexes KBW?

The KBW Nasdaq Bank Index (BKX) is a stock market index that measures the performance of banks and financial service companies.

Who maintains this index?

NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. maintains this index.