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FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI June semi-annual review

 

  • No changes to the constituents of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI
  • Six new constituents to be added to FTSE Bursa Malaysia Mid 70 Index
  • Two new constituents to be added to FTSE Bursa Malaysia Hijrah Shariah Index

 

 

FTSE Russell announces that there will be no changes to the constituents of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI, following the semi-annual review of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Index Series today.

The index series is reviewed semi-annually in accordance with the index ground rules.  

Part of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Index Series, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI is widely used by investors as the primary benchmark for the Malaysian market, including derivatives through FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Futures (FKLI), FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Options (OKLI). The benchmarks are also tracked by a number of index-linked financial products, such as exchange traded funds.

The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI reserve list, comprising the five highest ranking non-constituents of the index by market capitalisation, will be Malaysia Airports, Gamuda, AirAsia, YTL Power International and Sapura Energy. The reserve list will be used in the event that one or more constituents are deleted from the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI in accordance with the index ground rules during the period up to the next semi-annual review.

As a result of this review, SP Setia, CapitaLand Malaysia Mall Trust, Serba Dinamik Holdings, Eco World International, Malaysian Pacific Industries and Petron Malaysia Refining & Marketing have been added to the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Mid 70 Index and IOI Properties Group and SP Setia have been added to the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Hijrah Shariah Index. As a result QL Resources, UEM Edgenta, Supermax Corp, Tropicana, UMW Oil & Gas and Hume Industries will be deleted from the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Mid 70 Index. Kossan Rubber and QL Resources will be deleted from the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Hijrah Shariah Index.

All constituent changes take effect at the start of business on Monday 19 June 2017 and the next review will take place in December 2017.

 

FTSE Group and Bursa Malaysia have partnered since 2006 to provide a suite of indexes for the Malaysian Market. Further information on the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Index Series review, including all additions and deletions as well as ground rules, is available at http://www.ftse.com/products/indices/bursa-malaysia.

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