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Straits Times Index (STI) quarterly review


— There are no changes to the STI constituents


FTSE Russell announces that there will be no changes to the constituents of the Straits Times Index, following the December quarterly review.

The STI reserve list, comprising the five highest ranking non-constituents of the STI by market capitalisation, will be (in order of size) Suntec REIT, Mapletree Commercial Trust, Keppel REIT, First Resources Ltd and Singapore post Ltd. Companies on the reserve list will replace any constituents that become ineligible as a result of corporate actions, before the next review. A full list of STI constituents can be found here.

FTSE has partnered with Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), publisher of the Straits Times Newspaper, and the Singapore Exchange (SGX) to jointly calculate the Singapore stock market's main benchmark. The STI is widely followed by investors as the benchmark for the Singapore market and is used as the basis for a range of financial products including Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), futures, warrants and other derivatives. FTSE is the index administrator.

The next review will take place on 2 March 2017. The indexes are reviewed half-yearly in accordance with the index ground rules and reviewed quarterly to fast-track the inclusion of eligible IPO stocks. The FTSE ST methodology ensures the indexes accurately represent the investable universe for benchmarking purposes and can be easily replicated as the basis of index-linked products.

Further information on the FTSE ST Index Series, including all additions and deletions as well as ground rules, is available at http://www.ftse.com/products/indices/SGX-ST 

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