press center press release

SEMI-ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE OMX HELSINKI 25 INDEX

Published

The new portfolio of the OMX Helsinki 25 index will become effective on February 2, 2015.

Helsinki, January 9, 2015 — Nasdaq (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announces today the results of the semi-annual review of the OMX Helsinki 25 index, (Nasdaq Helsinki: OMXH25), which will become effective with the market open on Monday, February 2, 2015.

Nasdaq reports that a new constituent, Tieto Corporation will enter the index on February 2, 2015. The OMXH25 index has had 24 constituents since Rautaruukki Corporation was removed from the index on July 28, 2014, due to the acquisition process.

The OMX Helsinki 25 Index, launched in 1988, is the leading equity index for the Finnish equity market including the 25 most traded Blue chip companies on Nasdaq Helsinki. The index is designed to track the Finnish equity market and act as underlying for financial products such as options, futures, exchange-traded funds and mutual funds.

The OMX Helsinki 25 index constituents effective February 2, 2015, are:

Amer Sports Corporation Metso Corporation Sampo Plc A
Cargotec Oyj Neste Oil Corporation Stora Enso Oyj R
Elisa Corporation Nokia Corporation TeliaSonera AB
Fortum Corporation Nokian Tyres Plc Tieto Corporation
Huhtamäki Oyj Nordea Bank AB FDR UPM-Kymmene Corporation
Kemira Oyj Orion Corporation B Valmet Corporation
Kesko Corporation B Outokumpu Oyj Wärtsilä Corporation
KONE Corporation Outotec Oyj YIT Corporation
Konecranes Plc    

Launch of two new versions of OMX Helsinki 25 index

Nasdaq continuously strives to improve the product offering and provide the market with excellent investment products and launched two new portfolio indexes, OMX Helsinki 25 GI Index (OMXH25GI) and OMX Helsinki 25 Dividend Point Index (OMXH25DVP) on June 30, 2014. The OMX Helsinki 25 GI Index is a total return equity index that is constituted with the 25 most actively traded stocks on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. The OMX Helsinki 25 Dividend Point Index is calculated as the running total of ordinary dividends paid by the constituents of the OMX Helsinki 25 Index, expressed in index points. The Index is reset to zero in December every year in connection with the derivatives expiration after market close on the third Friday of that month.

About Nasdaq Index Products

Nasdaq Global Indexes has been creating innovative, market-leading, transparent indexes since 1971.Today, our index offering spans geographies and asset classes and includes diverse families such as the Dividend Achievers, Global, Nordic, Green Economy, Sharia and Commodity Indexes. We continuously offer new opportunities for financial product sponsors across a wide-spectrum of investable products and for asset managers to measure risk and performance. Nasdaq Global Indexes also provides custom index services and design solutions to selected financial institutions. For more information about Nasdaq indexes, visit https://indexes.nasdaqomx.com/.

About Nasdaq Group

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets.  As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of over $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients.  To learn more, visit www.nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com

Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland, Nasdaq Riga, Nasdaq Stockholm, Nasdaq Tallinn, Nasdaq Vilnius, Nasdaq Clearing and Nasdaq Broker Services are respectively brand names for Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen A/S, Nasdaq OMX Helsinki Ltd., Nasdaq OMX Iceland hf., Nasdaq OMX Riga AS, Nasdaq OMX Stockholm AB, Nasdaq OMX Tallinn AS, Nasdaq OMX Vilnius, Nasdaq OMX Clearing AB, Nasdaq OMX Broker Services AB. Nasdaq Nordic represents the common offering by Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Information set forth in this communication contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties.  Nasdaq cautions readers that any forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and that actual results could differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking information.  Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements about our capital return initiatives.  Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond Nasdaq’s control.  These factors include, but are not limited to, Nasdaq’s ability to implement its strategic initiatives, economic, political and market conditions and fluctuations, government and industry regulation, interest rate risk, U.S. and global competition, and other factors detailed in Nasdaq’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual reports on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q.  Nasdaq undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

MEDIA RELATIONS CONTACT:

Maarit Bystedt

tel. +358 (0)9 6166 7274

maarit.bystedt@nasdaq.com

In This Story

Nasdaq Press Center

Read the latest press releases, request a press kit, and get in touch with our press team.

learn more