The new portfolio of the OMX Copenhagen Benchmark index will become effective on June 3, 2013
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announces today the results of the semi-annual review of the OMX Copenhagen Benchmark index, (NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen: OMXCB), which will become effective with the market open on Monday, June 3, 2013.
Brøndby IF B (BIF B), Genmab (GEN), and SmartGuy Group A/S (SMART) will be added to the index.
Aarhus Elite B A/S (ELITE B), German High Street Properties B (GERHSP B), and Sjælsø Gruppen (SJGR) will be removed from the index.
OMXCB includes some of the largest and most traded stocks selected from each of the ten industry sectors on NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen. Included stocks are screened to ensure liquidity and the weight of the stocks is based on the free float adjusted market value, which means that only the part of the share capital that is considered available for trading is included in the index.
The index serves as an indicator of the overall trend on NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen and offers a cost effective index that an investor can fully replicate and use as a basis for financial products. OMXCB is evaluated on a semi-annual basis in May and November, and the new index portfolio becomes effective on the first trading day in June and December respectively.