As a global index derived from the shares traded on overseas bourses to meet the requirements of vanious global investors. S&P/KRX Asia 100 Index is constructed with a fixed number of constituents, 100 constituents that are prominent in five Asian countries (Korea, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore) S&P/KRX Asia100 index has been calculated and published since April 01.2009 with base value of 1,000p as of January 02,2004
Name of Stock Index: S&P/KRX Asia 100(Asia 100 Index)
Constituents: Constituents ranked among the top 100 in terms of the daily average market capitalization (based on the number of floating shares) over the past six months traded on the bourses of five Asian countries (Korea, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore) * For China, S&P/KRX Asia100 index targets only H-Shares traded on the HKEx
Country Cap: A country cap is imposed to prevent the ratio of the summation of 6-month daily average market capitalization (based on the number of floating shares) of each country from exceeding 40% of the summation of daily market capitalization. (No cap is imposed on the ratio of market capitalization by constituent.)
Method for Calculation: Free-float market value-weighted
Base Currency: KRW, USD, HKD, JPY
Base Point and Base Value: January 02, 2004 = 1,000p
Regular Realignment: Once a year (on the trading day after the second Thursday in December)
Classification of Industries: according to the industry classification of S&P GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard)
Basis of Floating Share: The free-float rate calculated by KRX is applied to the constituents traded in Korea, and S&P IWF (Investable Weight Factors), to the constituents traded abroad.
* For more details on S&P IWF, see "Policies & Methodology" on the website of S&P.
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