Quarterly Changes to the NASDAQ Golden Dragon China Index
NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced the results of the quarterly re-ranking of the NASDAQ Golden Dragon China Index (Nasdaq:HXC), which will become effective prior to market open on Monday, December 23, 2013.
The following nine securities will be added to the Index: Bona Film Group Limited (Nasdaq:BONA), China Green Agriculture, Inc. (NYSE:CGA), China Information Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:CNIT), China Recycling Energy Corporation (Nasdaq:CREG), China XD Plastics Company Limited (Nasdaq:CXDC), China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL), Jinpan International Limited (Nasdaq:JST), Kingold Jewelry, Inc. (Nasdaq:KGJI) and eLong, Inc. (Nasdaq:LONG).
The Index is designed to provide insight and access to the unique economic opportunities taking place in China while still providing the transparency offered with U.S. listed securities.
As a result of the re-ranking, the following four securities will be removed from the Index: China HGS Real Estate, Inc. (Nasdaq:HGSH), Pactera Technology International Ltd. (Nasdaq:PACT), RDA Microelectronics, Inc. (Nasdaq:RDA) and Yongye International, Inc. (Nasdaq:YONG).
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