We have all heard of the TSX, the S&P 500 and the other big stock indexes that give us an indication to the overall health of the stock market and the various sectors combined within.
In order to help our clients better understand the health of the Canadian retail sector, we are introducing the SINS Canadian Retail Index which will track the share prices of 22 of the largest publically traded retailers operating in Canada.
Each week we will report in our blog and in our e-newsletter the progress of these stocks and the SINS index since the beginning of the year and also compared to one week ago.
We hope you find this information useful in benchmarking the relative performance of our biggest retailers.
Below are the results at the close on December 31, 2010: