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Stoxx changes composition of benchmark indices

Results of the first regular quarterly review to be effective Mar. 21, 2016….


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STOXX Limited, has announced the new composition of STOXX Benchmarks and their sub and sector indices, among them the STOXX Europe 600 Index, STOXX North America 600 Index and STOXX Asia/Pacific 600 Index.

Effective as of the open of European markets on Mar. 21, 2016, the following stocks will be added to and deleted from the STOXX Europe 600 Index and its respective size and sector indices:

Additions Deletions

WORLDPAY GROUP

(U.K., Industrial Goods

& Services, WPG.L)

ASHMORE GRP

(U.K., Financial Services, ASHM.L

POSTE ITALIANE

(Italy, Insurance, PST.MI)

MORPHOSYS (Germany, Health Care, MORG.DE)

ONTEX GROUP

(Belgium,

Personal & Household Goods,

ONTEX.BR)

SULZER (Switzerland,

Industrial Goods & Services, SUN.S)

SARTORIUS PREF. (Germany,

Industrial Goods & Services, SATG_p.DE)

SEADRILL (Norway,

Oil & Gas, SDRL.OL)

FABEGE (Sweden, Real Estate, FABG.ST)

MELROSE INDUSTRIES

(U.K., Industrial Goods & Services, MRON.L)

ITALCEMENTI (Italy,

Construction & Materials, ITAI.MI)

SAIPEM (Italy, Oil & Gas, SPMI.MI)

The sector classification for the STOXX Europe 600 Index component AA PLC (U.K., Retail, AAAA.L) will change to Industrial Goods & Services.

As of Jan. 29, 2016, the total free-float market cap of the reconstituted STOXX Europe 600 Index decreased from 7.2751 trillion euros to 7.2396 trillion euros due to the extraordinary deletion of BG Group.

Source: ETFWorld.co.uk

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