09.11.2020 - Studies

The DAX: Top or Flop?


Recently, the reputation of the DAX 30 had suffered badly. The DAX is said to be an index full of corporations with poor corporate governance, high debt and dwindling profitability.

The backwardness of many business models means that hardly any prosperity can be expected in the future either, according to the critics. The performance of the DAX was, is and remains weak, they complain.

But do these accusations really stand up to scrutiny? How do DAX companies compare to other groups in Europe? Was the development of the earnings of the index companies really as bad as claimed everywhere? In order to answer these questions, this analysis compares the DAX with other major European indices. The DAX is also compared with other DAX selection indices.

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