STOXX Limited has changed the composition of the STOXX Benchmark and its sub- and sector indices, among them the STOXX Europe 600 Index, STOXX North America 600 Index and STOXX Asia/Pacific 600 Index.
Effective as of the open of European markets on 23 June 2014, the following stocks will be added to and deleted from the STOXX Europe 600 Index and its respective size and sector indices:
Alpha Bank (Greece, banks)
Altice SA (Luxembourg, telecommunications)
Billerudkorsnas (Sweden, basic resources)
Orpea (France, healthcare)
Hexpol ‘B’ (Sweden, chemicals)
Aurubis (Germany, basic resources)
Holmen B (Sweden, basic resources)
Hufvudstaden (Sweden, real estate)
Suedzucker (Germany, food and beverage)
Konecranes (Finland, industrial goods and services)
As of 20 April 2014, the total free-float market capitalisation of the reconstituted STOXX Europe 600 Index increased to EUR6.96 trillion from EUR6.69 trillion.