New OMX Stockholm Benchmark Portfolio Selected
New portfolio of the OMX Stockholm Benchmark Index will become effective June 1, 2018
Stockholm, May 8, 2018 — NASDAQ (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today the results of the semi-annual review of the OMX Stockholm Benchmark Index, (Nasdaq Stockholm: OMXSB), which will become effective with the market open on Friday, June 1, 2018.
AddLife AB ser. B (ALIF B), Arjo AB ser. B (ARJO B), BILI A (Bilia AB ser. A), D. Carnegie & Co AB B (DCAR B), LeoVegas AB (LEO) and Thule Group AB (THULE) will be added to the index.
Africa Oil Corp. (AOI), Latour, Investmentab. ser. B (LATO B), NCC AB ser. B (NCC B), RaySearch Laboratories AB ser. (RAY B), Sagax AB B (SAGA B) and Stora Enso Oyj ser. R (STE R) will be removed from the index.
OMXSB includes some of the largest and most actively traded stocks on Nasdaq Stockholm and the portfolio is represented by companies in all ten ICB industries. Included stocks are screened to ensure liquidity and the weight of the stocks is based on the free float adjusted market value, which means that only the part of the share capital that is considered available for trading is included in the index.
The index serves as an indicator of the overall sentiment on Nasdaq Stockholm and offers a cost effective index that an investor can fully replicate and use as a basis for financial products. OMXSB is evaluated on a semi-annual basis in May and November, and the new index portfolio becomes effective on the first trading day in June and December respectively.
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