All eight indexes on our world watch list posted gains through April 19, 2021. The top performer is France's CAC 40 with a gain of 13.43%, Germany's DAXK is in second is with a gain of 11.27% and our own S&P 500 is in third with a gain of 11.43%. Coming in last is China's Shanghai with a gain of 0.13%.

Here are all eight world indexes in 2021 and the associated table sorted by YTD.