The new portfolio of the OMX Helsinki 25 index will become effective on August 1, 2014.
Helsinki, July 8, 2014 - The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announces today the results of the semi-annual review of the OMX Helsinki 25 index, (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki: OMXH25), which will become effective with the market open on Friday, August 1, 2014.
NASDAQ OMX reports that a new constituent, Valmet Corporation, will enter the index on August 1, 2014.
The OMXH25 index has had 24 constituents since April 4, 2014, due to the buy-out of Pohjola Bank.
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 OMX 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 1, 2014, 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||UPM-Kymmene Corporation|
|Huhtamäki Oyj||Nordea Bank AB FDR||Valmet Corporation|
|Kemira Oyj||Orion Corporation B||Wärtsilä Corporation|
|Kesko Corporation B||Outokumpu Oyj||YIT Corporation|
|KONE Corporation||Outotec Oyj|
|Konecranes Plc||Rautaruukki Corporation|
Launch of two new versions of OMX Helsinki 25 index
NASDAQ OMX 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.
NASDAQ OMX 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 OMX Global Indexes also provides custom index services and design solutions to selected financial institutions.