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The world's five best-performing stock indexes this year

Mexico's benchmark IPC index has soared 23.6 per cent in U.S.-dollar terms (20 per cent in Canadian-dollar terms) this year, lagging only behind Germany. Here, a look at the top-performing major world indexes and value raised (in U.S. dollars) year-to-date. (Values as of Oct. 16 at 4:30 p.m. ET.)

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#1) DAX (Germany): +25.93%.


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#2) IPC (Mexico): +23.80%.

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#3) NASDAQ (U.S.): +19.04%.

Eric Thayer/Reuters

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#4) S&P 500 (U.S.): +15.69%.

John Gress/Reuters

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#5) SMI (Switzerland): +15.52%.

Siggi Bucher/Reuters

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