SASE to be added to FEAS DJ Index Monday, 22 March 2010
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA ADDED TO DOW JONES FEAS INDEX UNIVERSE
NEW YORK (March 22, 2010)—Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, today announced that Bosnia and Herzegovina will be added to the Dow Jones FEAS index universe. This will increase the total number of countries in the Dow Jones FEAS index universe to 11 from 10.
The Dow Jones FEAS Indexes measure the performance of companies across the Euro-Asian region. The three indexes are a composite, and two regional sub-indexes.
Dow Jones FEAS Composite Index currently includes component stocks of 11 of the 29 member states of the Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges. The exchanges included are Abu Dhabi (UAE), Amman (Jordan), Belgrade (Serbia), Istanbul (Turkey), Karachi (Pakistan), Manama (Kingdom of Bahrain), Muscat (Oman), Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Skopje (Republic of Macedonia), Sofia (Bulgaria), and Zagreb (Croatia).
The Dow Jones FEAS Middle East/Caucasus Index currently includes stocks from the following four FEAS member exchanges: Abu Dhabi, Amman, Manama, and Muscat.
The Dow Jones FEAS South East Europe Index measures the performance of companies listed at the following six FEAS member exchanges: Belgrade, Istanbul, Sarajevo, Skopje, Sofia, and Zagreb.
The Dow Jones FEAS Indexes are designed to cover 95% of the free-float market capitalization of each country in the respective index. In addition to float-adjusted market capitalization, components are selected based on readily available prices. The indexes are calculated and disseminated in euro and U.S. dollar and weighted by float-adjusted market capitalization.
The Dow Jones FEAS Indexes are rebalanced quarterly when additional FEAS member exchanges will be added.
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To contact FEAS please email email@example.com or call Susan Gogus, Assistant Secretary General, at +90-212-298-2210
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