The AGEM Index increased by 26.84 points in May 2020 to 402.89 points, a 7.1 per cent gain from April 2020. Ten of the 13 AGEM Index companies reported stock price increases as global markets continued to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The stock price for Konami increased by 11.2 per cent, accounting for a 7.95-point improvement in the AGEM Index, while Scientific Games Corporation experienced a 24.7 per cent stock price jump that led to an index contribution of 5.87 points.
All three major US stock indices increased as the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 grew by 4.3 per cent and 4.5 per cent, respectively. The NASDAQ also experienced a gain of 6.8 per cent.