Changes to the composition of the Oslo Børs Benchmark Index

Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce — By on May 9, 2019 at 8:05 AM

Changes to the composition of the Oslo Børs Benchmark Index

09/05/2019

Oslo Børs has revised the composition of the Benchmark Index (OSEBX). The number of companies included in the index will be 68. 

The Benchmark Index is intended to be an investable index that comprises a representative selection of all the shares listed on Oslo Børs. Since the index is meant to be investable, shares included in the index must be relatively easy to buy and sell in the market at any time.

With effect from 1 June 2019, 4 companies will enter the index while 1 company will be removed from the index.

The following companies will be included in the index:

  • Elkem
  • Hexagon Composites
  • American Shipping Company
  • Fjordkraft Holding

Thin Film Electronics will be removed from the index.

Please find the new composition here: https://newsweb.oslobors.no/message/476433

The Oslo Børs Benchmark Index was introduced in 2001, and replaced the former total index. Since then, the number of companies included in the Benchmark Index has varied between 52 and 81.

The next review of the Benchmark Index will be in November 2019, with effect from 1 December 2019.

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