1. Three stocks have share prices of $12, $75, and $30 with total market values of $400 million, $350 million and $150 million respectively. If you were to construct a price-weighted index of the three stocks what would be the index value?
2. A benchmark index has three stocks priced at $23, $43, and $56. The number of outstanding shares for each is 30,000 shares, 20,000 shares, and 1,000 shares, respectively.
If the new prices are $20, $40, and $70, what is the old and new value of the index?
Please show your work.
9. What are two signs that we might look for to determine when China would have to adjust the foriegn exchange value of the Yuan?