FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI December semi-annual review
- Two changes to the constituents of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI
- Six new constituents to be added to FTSE Bursa Malaysia Mid 70 Index
- Three new constituents to be added to FTSE Bursa Malaysia Hijrah Shariah Index
FTSE Russell announces that there will be two changes to the constituents of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI, following the semi-annual review of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Index Series today. Nestle (Malaysia) and Press Metal Aluminium Holdings will replace British American Tobacco (Malaysia) and IJM in the index.
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 Hartalega Holdings Bhd, Malaysia Airports, Dialog Group, Lotte Chemical Titan Holding and Gamuda. 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, British American Tobacco (Malaysia), IJM, Gas Malaysia, Hengyuan Refining Company, Lafarge Malaysia and Lotte Chemical Titan Holding have been added to the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Mid 70 Index and IOI, Lotte Chemical Titan Holding and Nestle (Malaysia) have been added to the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Hijrah Shariah Index. As a result Karex, Mah Sing Group, Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings Bhd, Press Metal Aluminium Holdings, Taliworks and TMC Life Sciences will be deleted from the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Mid 70 Index. Digi.com, KPJ Healthcare and MISC will be deleted from the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Hijrah Shariah Index.
All constituent changes take effect at the start of business on Monday 18 December 2017 and the next review will take place in June 2018.
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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