Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.
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To help gauge investor protection, the ease of shareholder suits index measures shareholders’ ability to sue officers and directors for misconduct . The index ranges from 0 (little to no ability to file suit) to 10 (greater ability to file suit). The data are from a survey of corporate lawyers and are based on securities regulations, company laws and court rules of evidence.
Source: World Bank, Doing Business Project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreTopics/ProtectingInvestors/)