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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE STOXX CHANGES COMPOSITION OF BENCHMARK INDICES Results of the Fourth Regular Quarterly Review to be Effective on December 20, 2010 ZURICH (November 23, 2010) - STOXX Limited, a global index provider and creator of the leading European equity indices, today announced the new composition of the STOXX Global 1800 Index, STOXX Europe Total Market Index, STOXX Europe 600 Index, STOXX Americas 600 Index, STOXX Asia/Pacific 600 Index, STOXX EU Enlarged Total Market Index, STOXX Eastern Europe Total Market Index, STOXX Eastern Europe 300 Index and their sub- and sector indices, as well as that of the STOXX Europe Football Index and STOXX Europe Private Equity 20 Index. Effective as of the open of European markets on December 20, 2010, the following stocks will be added to and deleted from the STOXX Europe 600 Index and its respective size and sector indices: Additions Deletions JM (Sweden, Real Estate, JM.ST) SOCO INTERNATIONAL (U.K., Oil & Gas, SIA.L) EUROCOMMERCIAL PROPERTIES PETROPLUS HLDG (Switzerland, Oil & Gas, (Netherlands, Real Estate, SIPFc.AS) PPHN.VX) GREAT PORTLAND ESTATES (U.K., Real DE LA RUE (U.K., Industrial Goods & Services, Estate, GPOR.L) DLAR.L) The sector classification for the STOXX Europe 600 component CARILLION (U.K., Industrial Goods & Services, CLLN.L) will change to Construction & Materials. Effective as of the open of American markets on December 20, 2010, the following stocks ...

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FOR
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
STOXX CHANGES COMPOSITION OF BENCHMARK INDICES
Results of the Fourth Regular Quarterly Review to be Effective on December 20, 2010
ZURICH (November 23, 2010) -
STOXX Limited, a global index provider and creator of
the leading European equity indices, today announced the new composition of the
STOXX
Global 1800 Index, STOXX Europe Total Market Index, STOXX Europe 600 Index, STOXX
Americas 600 Index, STOXX Asia/Pacific 600 Index, STOXX EU Enlarged Total Market
Index, STOXX Eastern Europe Total Market Index, STOXX Eastern Europe 300 Index
and
their sub- and sector indices, as well as that of the
STOXX Europe Football Index
and
STOXX
Europe Private Equity 20 Index.
Effective as of the open of European markets on December 20, 2010, the following
stocks will be added to and deleted from the
STOXX Europe 600 Index
and its respective size
and sector indices:
Additions
Deletions
JM (Sweden, Real Estate, JM.ST)
SOCO INTERNATIONAL (U.K., Oil & Gas,
SIA.L)
EUROCOMMERCIAL PROPERTIES
(Netherlands, Real Estate, SIPFc.AS)
PETROPLUS HLDG (Switzerland, Oil & Gas,
PPHN.VX)
GREAT PORTLAND ESTATES (U.K., Real
Estate, GPOR.L)
DE LA RUE (U.K., Industrial Goods & Services,
DLAR.L)
The sector classification for the STOXX Europe 600 component CARILLION (U.K.,
Industrial Goods & Services, CLLN.L) will change to Construction & Materials.
Effective as of the open of American markets on December 20, 2010, the following stocks
will be entering and exiting the
STOXX Americas 600 Index
and its respective size and sector
indices:
Additions
Deletions
UNITED CONTINENTAL HOLDINGS (U.S.,
Travel & Leisure, UAL.N)
GARMIN LTD. (U.S., Personal & Household
Goods, GRMN.OQ)
VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS INTERN
(Canada, Health Care, VRX.N)
SEARS HOLDINGS CORP. (U.S., Retail,
SHLD.OQ)
ARC ENERGY TRUST UNITS (Canada, Oil &
Gas, AET_u.TO)
MCDERMOTT INTERNATIONAL INC. (U.S.,
Construction & Materials, MDR.N)
QEP RESOURCES (U.S., Oil & Gas, QEP.N)
W.R. BERKLEY CORP. (U.S., Insurance,
WRB.N)
RIOCAN REIT.TST. (Canada, Real Estate,
REI_u.TO)
EATON VANCE CORP. (U.S., Financial
Services, EV.N)
ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES (U.S., Travel &
Leisure, RCL.N)
MARKEL CORP. (U.S., Insurance, MKL.N)
INTACT FINANCIAL (Canada, Insurance,
IFC.TO)
URS CORP. (U.S., Industrial Goods &
Services, URS.N)
SINO-FOREST (Canada, Basic Resources,
TRE.TO)
MARSHALL & ILSLEY CORP. (U.S., Banks,
MI.N)
ENERPLUS RES.FD.TST.UTS. (Canada, Oil &
Gas, ERF.N)
DE VRY INC. (U.S., Retail, DV.N)
ALBEMARLE (U.S., Chemicals, ALB.N)
QUESTAR CORP. (U.S., Utilities, STR.N)
The sector classification for the STOXX Americas 600 component EQT CORP. (U.S.,
Utilities, EQT.N) will change to Oil & Gas.
Effective as of the open of Asian-Pacific markets on December 20, 2010, the following
stocks will be added to and deleted from the
STOXX Asia/Pacific 600 Index
and its respective
size and sector indices:
Additions
Deletions
SJM HOLDINGS (Hong Kong, Travel &
Leisure, 0880.HK)
KAGOSHIMA BANK LTD. (Japan, Banks,
8390.T)
NIPPON TV.NETWORK (Japan, Media,
9404.T)
MIZUHO TRUST & BANKING CO. LTD.
(Japan, Banks, 8404.T)
BRILLIANCE CHINA AUTV.HDG. (Hong Kong,
Automobiles & Parts, 1114.HK)
DAISHI BANK LTD. (Japan, Banks, 8324.T)
LYNAS (Australia, Basic Resources, LYC.AX)
TOKYO STEEL MANUFACTURING CO.
(Japan, Basic Resources, 5423.T)
NWS HOLDINGS (Hong Kong, Construction &
Materials, 0659.HK)
COMSYS HOLDINGS CORP. (Japan,
Construction & Materials, 1721.T)
EVERGRANDE REAL EST.GP. (Hong Kong,
Real Estate, 3333.HK)
HYAKUJUSHI BANK LTD. (Japan, Banks,
8386.T)
EACCESS (Japan, Technology, 9427.T)
JUROKU BANK LTD. (Japan, Banks, 8356.T)
TOKYO BCAST.SY.HDG (Japan, Media,
9401.T)
HIGO BANK LTD. (Japan, Banks, 8394.T)
ZEON (Japan, Chemicals, 4205.T)
HYAKUGO BANK LTD. (Japan, Banks,
8368.T)
ANTA SPORTS PRODUCTS (Hong Kong,
Personal & Household Goods, 2020.HK)
SEINO HOLDINGS CO. LTD. (Japan,
Industrial Goods & Services, 9076.T)
PANAUST (Australia, Basic Resources,
PNA.AX)
TAIHEIYO CEMENT CORP. (Japan,
Construction & Materials, 5233.T)
GOLDEN EAGLE RETAIL GP. (Hong Kong,
Retail, 3308.HK)
OGAKI KYORITSU BANK LTD. (Japan, Banks,
8361.T)
SOHO CHINA (Hong Kong, Real Estate,
0410.HK)
WHITEHAVEN COAL LTD. (Australia, Basic
Resources, WHC.AX)
KAROON GAS AUSTRALIA (Australia, Oil &
Gas, KAR.AX)
NISSHA PRINTING CO. LTD. (Japan,
Industrial Goods & Services, 7915.T)
XINYI GLASS HOLDINGS (Hong Kong,
Automobiles & Parts, 0868.HK)
ACOM CO. LTD. (Japan, Financial Services,
8572.T)
The composition of
STOXX Europe Private Equity 20
and
STOXX Europe Football
Indices
will remain unchanged.
The
STOXX Europe Total Market
,
STOXX EU Enlarged Total Market, STOXX Eastern
Europe Total Market
and
STOXX Eastern Europe 300 indices
are also part of this regular
quarterly review. The new composition of these indices can be found on their respective pages at
www.stoxx.com.
As of October 29, 2010, the total free-float market capitalization of the reconstituted
STOXX Europe 600 Index
and
STOXX Europe Total Market Index
will remain unchanged at
€5.26 trillion and €5.59 trillion, respectively.
The total free-float market capitalization of the reconstituted
STOXX Americas 600 Index
increased to €8.74 trillion from €8.72 trillion, while the total free-float market capitalization of the
reconstituted
STOXX Asia/Pacific 600 Index
increased to €3.05 trillion from €3.04 trillion.
The total free-float market capitalization of the reconstituted
STOXX Global 1800 Index
increased to €17.06 trillion from €17.02 trillion, while the total free-float market capitalization of
the reconstituted
STOXX EU Enlarged Total Market Index
increased to €89.39 billion from
€87.72 billion.
As of October 29, 2010, the total free-float market capitalization of the reconstituted
STOXX Eastern Europe 300 Index
increased to €391.86 billion from €388.50 billion, while the
total free-float market capitalization of the
reconstituted
STOXX Eastern Europe Total Market
Index
increased to €405.96 billion from €402.25 billion.
The total free-float market capitalization of the
STOXX Europe Football Index
and
STOXX Europe Private Equity 20 Index
will remain unchanged at €707.74 million and €16.84
billion, respectively.
Changes are being announced today after the conclusion of a regular quarterly
component review. The adjusted component weightings, including the number of shares and free-
float factors, will be announced on December 10, 2010 after the close of markets. All changes will
be effective as of the open of markets on December 20, 2010.
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Media contact:
Andrea Weidemann,
andrea.weidemann@stoxx.com
, Phone: +41 58 854 3568
Note to Editors:
About STOXX Limited
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2,500 strictly rules-based and transparent indices. Best known for the leading European equity indices
EURO STOXX 50
,
STOXX Europe 50
and
STOXX Europe 600
, STOXX Ltd. maintains and calculates the
global
STOXX Global 1800 Index
including its sub-indices for the American and Asia/Pacific regions.
The STOXX indices are licensed to over 400 companies around the world as underlyings for Exchange
Traded Funds (ETFs), Futures & Options, Structured Products and passively-managed investment funds.
Three of the top Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) in Europe and 30 percent of all assets under management
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position in the derivatives segment.
In addition, STOXX Ltd. is the marketing agent for the indices of Deutsche Boerse AG and SIX Group AG,
amongst them the DAX and the SMI indices.
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