It wasn’t a great year for the world’s financial markets, but the companies making up the Gaming Intelligence stock list saw their combined share price increase by an impressive 57 per cent over the course of 2015.

London’s FTSE100 finished the year down 5 per cent, and the S&P 500 and Dow Jones in the US had their worst year since 2008, with share price averages down 1 per cent and 2 per cent respectively. The Stoxx Europe 600 index was better, with an improvement of 1 per cent.

For the 68 operators and suppliers involved in the iGaming sector comprising the GI Index, 2015 was a year to remember, especially for those investing in Swedish companies. There were eight Stockholm-listed companies in the list, all of which saw their shares improve by at least 36 per cent between January 1st and December 31st.

Overall, the GI list saw combined share prices increase by an average of 57 per cent during 2015, a significant improvement on the shares’ performance in the first three quarters of the year - up 11 per cent, 4 per cent and 16 per cent respectively.

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