Press Releases — September 21, 2018

STOXX Changes Composition Of Blue-Chip Indices

ZURICH (September 21, 2018) – STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’s index business, and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, today announced the results of the regular annual review of the STOXX Blue-Chip Indices, among them the STOXX Europe 50EURO 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 Sep. 24, 2018.

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

AdditionDeletion
AMADEUS IT GROUP, Spain, ES0109067019, AMA.MC, TechnologySAINT GOBAIN, France, FR0000125007, SGOB.PA,  Construction & Materials
KERING, France, FR0000121485, PRTP.PA, RetailE.ON, Germany, DE000ENAG999, EONGn.DE,  Utilities
LINDE TENDERED, Germany, DE000A2E4L75, LIN1.DE, ChemicalsDEUTSCHE BANK, Germany, DE0005140008, DBKGn.DE,  Banks

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

AdditionDeletion
SAFRAN, France, FR0000073272, SAF.PA,  Industrial Goods & ServicesIMPERIAL BRANDS, United Kingdom, GB0004544929, IMB.L,  Personal & Household Goods

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

AdditionDeletion
DSV B, Denmark, DK0060079531, DSV.CO,  Industrial Goods & ServicesPANDORA, Denmark, DK0060252690, PNDORA.CO,  Personal & Household Goods

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

AdditionsDeletions
CD PROJECT SA, Poland, PLOPTTC00011, CDR.WA, Personal & Household GoodsINTER RAO UES, Russia, RU000A0JPNM1, IRAO.MM,  Utilities
MOSCOW EXCHANGE, Russia, RU000A0JR4A1, MOEX.MM,  Financial ServicesMEGAFON, Russia, RU000A0JS942, MFON.MM,  Telecommunications
NLMK, Russia, RU0009046452, NLMK.MM,  Basic ResourcesTURKIYE IS BANKASI, Turkey, TRAISCTR91N2, ISCTR.IS,  Banks
CYFROWY POLSAT, Poland, PLCFRPT00013, CPS.WA, MediaTURK. HALK BANKASI, Turkey, TRETHAL00019, HALKB.IS,  Banks

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 50STOXX Sub Balkan 30 and STOXX China A 50 indices are also part of this regular quarterly review. Additions to and deletions from these indices were published after the closing of markets on Sep. 1 at https://www.stoxx.com/periodic-review-reports.

Furthermore, the STOXX France 50, STOXX Italy 20, STOXX Spain 20STOXX UK 50, STOXX USA 50, STOXX Canada 50, STOXX Hong Kong 50STOXX 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.stoxx.com from Sep. 24, 2018.

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.stoxx.com using the September 2018 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, 2018. The component selection lists that are used for the 2018 annual STOXX Blue-Chip Index review are based on the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB).

Going forward, the preliminary results of the regular index reviews of STOXX blue-chip and benchmark indices will be published on stoxx.com on the first trading day of the months in which the review is performed.