Stock 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.  

UK - 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.
 

US - 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.
 
 
VIX Futures
VIX Futures seasonal chart
 

US - 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.
 


US - 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.
 

Hong Kong - Hang Seng
Hang Seng Seasonal chart
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.
 

 
Australian - All Ordinaries
Australian All Ords seasonal chart