Reykjavik, December 13, 2011 - The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announced today the results of the semi-annual review of the OMX Iceland 6 Index, (NASDAQ OMX Iceland: OMXI6ISK), which will become effective at the market open on Tuesday January 2, 2012.
NASDAQ OMX reports that Hagar hf. will be included in the index in place of Atlantic Airways P/F. The selection is conditional on the approval of the admission of Hagar hf.’s shares to trading.
The OMX Iceland 6 Index is NASDAQ OMX Iceland’s leading index and consists of the six most actively traded shares on the Exchange. The OMX Iceland 6 Index is a free float market capitalized weighted price index whose composition is revised twice a year.
The OMX Iceland 6 Index constituents effective January 2, 2012 are:
Atlantic Petroleum P/F
Icelandair Group hf.
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