Press Releases — March 1, 2019

STOXX Changes Composition Of Benchmark Indices

ZUG (March 1, 2019) – STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’s index business, and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, today announced the new composition of STOXX Benchmarks and their sub and sector indices, among them the STOXX Europe 600 IndexSTOXX North America 600 Index and STOXX Asia/Pacific 600 Index.

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Effective as of the opening of European markets on March 18, 2019, the following stocks have been added to and deleted from the STOXX Europe 600 Index and its respective size and sector indices:

AdditionsDeletions
3I GROUP PLC. (GB, Financial Services, III.L) BABCOCK INTERNATIONAL (GB, Industrial Goods & Services, BAB.L) 
GREENE KING (GB, Travel & Leisure, GNK.L) SOFTWARE (DE, Technology, SOWGn.DE) 
TAKEAWAY.COM HOLDING B.V. (NL, Retail, TKWY.AS) METRO BANK (GB, Banks, MTRO.L) 

As of February 28, 2019, the total free-float market cap of the reconstituted STOXX Europe 600 Index increased from 8.0468 trillion euros to 8.0534 trillion euros.

The STOXX Global 1800 IndexSTOXX North America 600 Index and STOXX Asia/Pacific 600 Index are also part of this regular quarterly review.

Furthermore, the STOXX Europe Total Market IndexSTOXX EU Enlarged Total Market, STOXX Eastern Europe Total Market and STOXX Eastern Europe 300 indices are also part of this regular quarterly review.