SEMI-ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE OMX HELSINKI 25 INDEX
The new portfolio of the OMX Helsinki 25 index will become effective on August 3, 2015.
Helsinki, July 7, 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, August 3, 2015.
Nasdaq reports that there are no changes to the OMXH25 constituent list in this semi-annual review.
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 August 3, 2015, are:
|Amer Sports Corporation||Metso Corporation||Sampo Plc A|
|Cargotec Oyj||Neste Oil Corporation||Stora Enso Oyj R|
|Elisa Corporation||Nokia Corporation||Telia Sonera 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|
Launch of two new versions of OMX Helsinki 25 index
Nasdaq continuously strives to improve the product offering 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.
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