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FTSE Middle East and Africa Extended Index Series

The FTSE Middle East and Africa Extended Index Series is designed to represent the performance of companies located in the Middle East and Africa region. Countries and constituents are selected from the FTSE Global Total Cap Index (part of the FTSE Global Equity Index Series or GEIS) and the FTSE Frontier Index. The FTSE Middle East and Africa Extended Index Series is separate from, but complementary and compatible with the FTSE GEIS and the FTSE Frontier Index. The FTSE Middle East and Africa Extended Index Series covers 16 countries in the Middle East and Africa.

This index series consists of the following indexes:

  • • FTSE GCC Extended Index (covering Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain)
  • • FTSE Middle East and Africa ex Israel Extended Index (covering Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Jordan, Palestine, South Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Kenya, Mauritius, Ivory Coast, Tunisia)
  • • FTSE Middle East and North Africa ex Israel Extended Index (covering Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman, Jordan, Bahrain, Palestine, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia)

The indexes are designed for use as performance benchmarks and for the creation of structured products, index-tracking funds and exchange-traded funds.

Index rules should be read in conjunction with supportingFTSE Russell noticesThese notices advise of advance changes in index methodology, which may not be reflected in index rules until the change effective date. The notices may also communicate revisions in index treatment in the period up to a rule change.