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ABA Bank Index

What it is:

The ABA Bank Index is a composite market index comprised of small retail and community banks.

How it works (Example):

Traded on the Nasdaq, the ABA Bank Index is made up of 440 small banking institutions nationwide. These banks include small-cap retail community banks registered and actively traded on the Nasdaq. The ABA Bank Index has existed since 2003 and has a market capitalization of roughly $150 billion.

Why it Matters:

The ABA Banking Index tracks the performance of small bank stocks. It functions primarily as an indicator of the strength of the U.S. economy and banking sectors.