Online gaming stockholders enjoyed another strong performance in 2014, with the companies making up the Gaming Intelligence index recording combined average share price growth of nearly 16 per cent over the year.

The results were considerably lower than the previous year, which saw combined share price growth of nearly 28 per cent, but compared favourably to the Dow Jones and NASDAQ stock exchanges in the US, which saw growth of 8 per cent and 13 per cent respectively, and the FTSE100 in London, which recorded its first annual loss since 2011 with a 3 per cent decline.

Of the 62 publicly listed companies that make up the GI list, just under half (29) saw their share value increase between January 1st and December 31st of last year, with 24 achieving double-digit growth, including four companies with triple-digit growth.

At the other end of the table, there were 33 companies that saw their share price fall during 2014, of which 24 were double-digit declines.

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