Index Seasonality

        

All charts contain two seasonal patterns. One standard all-time seasonal pattern (Blue line) and our weighted average seasonal pattern (Yellow line). The strongest seasonal patterns will be during periods when both lines are aligned.  

FTSE 100
FTSE 100 seasonal chart
Analysis of the FTSE 100 seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 5 February to 7 May has resulted in positive returns 80% of the time over the past 10 years. Further analysis also shows that a buy date of 21 October to 31 December has resulted in positive returns 70% of the time over the past 10 years.
 

S&P 500
S&P 500 seasonal chart
Analysis of the S&P 500 seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 25 January to 29 April has resulted in positive returns 90% of the time over the past 10 years. Further analysis also shows that a buy date of 26 September to 27 December has resulted in positive returns 80% of the time over the past 10 years.
 

Dow Jones Industrial Average
Dow Jones seasonal chart
Analysis of the Dow Jones Industrial Average seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 9 February to 29 April has resulted in positive returns 90% of the time over the past 10 years. Further analysis also shows that a buy date of 24 September to 27 December has resulted in positive returns 80% of the time over the past 10 years.
 
 


Nasdaq 100
Nasdaq 100 seasonal chart
Analysis of the Nasdaq 100 seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 7 October to 27 December has resulted in positive returns 80% of the time over the past 10 years.

German Dax
German DAX seasonal chart
Analysis of the German DAX seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 6 February to 23 May has resulted in positive returns 80% of the time over the past 10 years. Further analysis also shows that a buy date of 18 September to 27 December has resulted in positive returns 90% of the time over the past 10 years.
 

French CAC
French CAC seasonal chart
Analysis of the French CAC seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 8 February to 4 May has resulted in positive returns 80% of the time over the past 10 years. Further analysis also shows that a sell date of 4 May to 2 July has resulted in positive returns 80% of the time over the past 10 years.
 

Japanese NIKKEI
Japanese NIKKEI seasonal chart
Analysis of the Japanese Nikkei seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 9 February to 4 May has resulted in positive returns 70% of the time over the past 10 years. Further analysis also shows that a buy date of 21 October to 26 December has resulted in positive returns 80% of the time over the past 10 years.
 
 


Hang Seng
Analysis of the Hang Seng seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 22 March to 29 April has resulted in positive returns 90% of the time over the past 10 years. Further analysis also shows that a buy date of 21 September to 1 December has resulted in positive returns 80% of the time over the past 10 years.