OMXS30 was launched in 1986 and comprises Nasdaq OMX Stockholm’s top 30 most traded stocks. The highly liquid index is 99.9% correlated with the OMX Stockholm All Share index and is one of the most traded indices in Europe. The extended OMXS60 index of Nasdaq OMX Stockholm’s 60 most traded stocks is being launched on 1 July 2009 and is a free float market capitalisation weighted index. The composition of both indices is reviewed on a half yearly basis.
Mathias Hermansson, Chief Financial Officer, commented: “We welcome the inclusion of the MTG share in these indices. Not only does it reflect the increased level of trading in our stock, but also enables our share to be included in additional index-tracking funds”