MDAX® focuses on midcap companies by tracking the performance of the 50 stocks which follow DAX® companies in terms of size or that are not eligible for DAX inclusion because they don’t fulfil its profitability requirement and that fulfil minimum quality requirements. The selection of index components is based on free float market capitalization. The index weighting of an individual share is capped at 10%.
The basic criteria for including companies in MDAX are: an existing listing on the Regulated Market of the FWB® Frankfurt Stock Exchange, continuous trading on Xetra®, minimum free float of 10%, legal headquarters or operating headquarters in Germany, timely publication of audited Annual Financial Report, half-yearly Financial Reports and Quarterly Statements.
The number of holdings was decreased from 60 to 50 on September 20, 2021.
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Rheinmetall to be included in DAX
Qontigo has announced the new composition of the DAX index family, which will become effective on 20 March 2023. DAX, MDAX, SDAX and TecDAX represent the largest companies on the Regulated Market of Frankfurt Stock Exchange; they are reviewed every three months.
Wechsel im DAX: Porsche ersetzt Puma
STOXX Ltd., der globale Indexanbieter von Qontigo hat die neue Zusammensetzung der DAX-Indexfamilie mit Wirkung zum 19. Dezember 2022 bekannt gegeben.
Changes in DAX: Porsche replaces Puma
Qontigo’s global index provider STOXX Ltd. has announced changes to the DAX index family, which will become effective on 19 December 2022.
Stocks rebound in October on hopes for Fed’s policy pivot
The STOXX Global 1800 index rose 7.1% in dollars last month, after falling to a two-year low. While most economists rightly forecast the Federal Reserve’s fourth consecutive hike of 75 basis points on Nov. 2, speculation grew during October that the central bank could indicate it would slow the pace of monetary tightening.
Stocks extend rout in September as central banks tighten monetary policy further
The STOXX Global 1800 index dropped 9.3% in dollars last month, taking its retreat in 2022 to 25.5%. The Federal Reserve, European Central Bank and Bank of England increased the cost of borrowing in the month, with the first two hiking by a larger-than-average 75 basis points.
Stocks resume pullback in August on outlook for higher interest rates
The STOXX Global 1800 index dropped 4.1% in dollars last month, taking its retreat in 2022 to 17.9%. Investors are bracing for even tighter monetary policy as central banks fight higher-for-longer inflation.
New DAX review timeline to reduce trading risk for index trackers
In modifying how DAX composition changes are fixed and publicized every quarter, Qontigo is providing index trackers more visibility and a more stable base upon which to trade the changes and replicate the index.
Three different DAX benchmarks to build distinct German ESG portfolios
Investors can access three different German benchmarks that follow an ESG strategy designed to meet specific needs and responsible objectives, and that have the same rules and transparency characteristics as the blue-chip DAX index.
Stocks jump by most since 2020 in July on interest-rate outlook, earnings beats
The STOXX Global 1800 index gained 7.9% in dollars last month, its best monthly showing since November 2020. The index is still down 14.4% in 2022.
STOXX Global 1800 index slides into bear market in June on recession fears
The global benchmark plunged 8.7% in dollars last month, wrapping up its worst month and quarter since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in the first quarter of 2020. The index is down 21% so far in 2022.