Seven of eight indexes on our world watch list posted gains through May 3, 2021. The top performer is France's CAC 40 with a gain of 13.63%, our own S&P 500 is in second is with a gain of 11.62% and Germany's DAXK is in third with a gain of 9.66%. Coming in last is China's Shanghai with a loss of 0.75%.

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