As of April 2 the companies listed on the OMX Nordic
Exchange in Iceland will be presented on the common Nordic list. At the same
time, the Icelandic companies will be included in the Nordic indexes. In
connection with the inclusion, the Icelandic equity indexes will adopt new names
according to the OMX name standard.
The Nordic list indexes include the Nordic All-Share indexes, Nordic
List Segment indexes and Nordic Sector
indexes. The OMX Nordic Segment indexes comprise of the three market
capitalization groups, Large Cap, Mid Cap and Small Cap. In addition to the
introduction of Icelandic shares into the Nordic indexes, local Mid Cap and Small
Cap segment indexes and local sector total return (gross) indexes will be
launched on the OMX Nordic Exchange in Iceland. All new indexes will be calculated in Icelandic Krona (ISK) and as price
and gross indexes.
The name and code changes of the ICEX
indexes will take effect on April 2 to meet the OMX index name standard. The
index codes start with OMX followed by letters which indicate the OMX exchange
in question. The Icelandic indexes will start with OMXI where the “I” stands
for Iceland. A list of the new indexes and codes is attached to this notice.
will be a change to the capping method of the ICEX15CAP (OMXI15CAP) index.
Currently the capping is based on the closing values on Thursday and the
capping is effective on Monday. From April 2. the capping will be based on the closing values on Friday.
The capping will take affect on Monday like in the current method. Capping
limits are unchanged.
April 2 the index values for all Icelandic indexes except the OMXI15 indexes
will be disseminated every 60 seconds. The OMXI15 indexes will be disseminated
in real-time (updates every second).
and evening weight reports are available for all indexes. The format of the
index weight reports for Icelandic indexes will be the standard OMX format. For
further information or to subscribe to the index weight reports please contact MDS@omxgroup.com
Iceland Index information
about adjustments to the OMXI indexes will be available in a new notice series.
To subscribe to the OMXI index related notices, please register as a user on
the web address below and subscribe to the “Icelandic Stock Product” series
under the Derivative Market information.
For more information, please contact:
Ylikangas, Senior Index Analyst +46 8 405 60 00
Birna Margret Olgeirsdottir, ICEX Index Analyst +354 525 28 52