Press Releases — September 1, 2021

Changes In Composition Of STOXX Blue-Chip Indices

ZUG (Sept. 1, 2021) – Qontigo today announced the results of the regular annual review of the STOXX Blue-Chip Indices, among them the STOXX Europe 50, EURO STOXX 50 and STOXX Nordic 30 indices, as well as the results of the second semi-annual review of the STOXX Eastern Europe 50 Index. All changes will be effective with the opening of European markets on September 20, 2021.

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The following stocks will be added to and deleted from the Euro STOXX 50 Index:

AdditionsDeletions
BCO BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA (ES, Banks, BBVA.MC)ENGIE (FR, Multi-Utilities, ENGIE.PA)
STELLANTIS (IT, Automobiles, STLA.MI)AMADEUS IT GROUP (ES, Computer Services, AMA.MC)

The following stocks will be added to and deleted from the STOXX Europe 50 Index:

AdditionsDeletions
BCO SANTANDER (ES, Banks, SAN.MC)SAFRAN (FR, Aerospace, SAF.PA)
DEUTSCHE POST (DE, Delivery Services, DPWGn.DE)NATIONAL GRID (GB, Multi-Utilities, NG.L)

The following stocks will be added to and deleted from the STOXX Nordic 30 Index:

AdditionsDeletions
EQT (SE, Asset Managers & Custodians, EQTAB.ST)  DANSKE BANK (DK, Banks, DANSKE.CO)  

The following stocks will be added to and deleted from the STOXX Eastern Europe 50 Index:

AdditionsDeletions
PGE (PL, Conventional Electricity, PGE.WA)MTS (RU, Telecommunications Services, MTSS.MM)
SEVERSTAL (RU, Iron & Steel, CHMF.MM)KRKA (SI, Pharmaceuticals, KRKG.LJ)

The STOXX Global 150, STOXX Global 200, STOXX Americas 100, STOXX All Europe 100, STOXX Asia 100, STOXX Pacific 50, STOXX BRIC 100, STOXX Latin America 50, STOXX Sub Balkan 30 and STOXX China A 50 indices are also part of this regular quarterly review.

Furthermore, the STOXX France 50, STOXX Italy 20, STOXX Spain 20, STOXX UK 50, STOXX USA 50, STOXX Canada 50, STOXX Hong Kong 50, STOXX Japan 50, STOXX Singapore 20 and STOXX Australia 50 indices are part of this regular quarterly review.

The new composition of these indices can be found on the respective webpages at www.qontigo.com from Sep. 20, 2021.

Changes made to the blue-chip index series are being announced today after the conclusion of the regular annual review. The review is based on the blue-chip rules published on www.qontigo.com using the September 2021 blue-chip selection lists. The selection lists are based on the stocks in the corresponding benchmark indices and their free-float market capitalization as of Aug. 31, 2021. The component selection lists that are used for the 2021 annual STOXX Blue-Chip Index review are based on the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB).