Comit indices are benchmark indicators that mirror the performance of the Italian stock market. The general indices are known as "Global" indices (with the calculation base set at 100 as at December 31, 1972).
In order to describe specific, as well as overall, performance, 7 sector-based indices are calculated: banking, financial, insurance, telecoms and services, real estate, transport and leisure, and industrial. The latter is further broken down into nine subsectors.
The Comit family of indices has been enhanced over time in order to respond to capital market developments and to meet the changing needs of the financial community.
Currently 38 indices are calculated and published via major information providers: Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg, FactSet, etc...