The change is effective immediately in conjunction with the October 2017 rebalancing.
Methodology changes will take effect prior to the market open on Wednesday, November 1, 2017.
Open for comment until November 30, 2017.
S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), International Finance Corporation (IFC), RobecoSAM and the Exchanges of the Mercado Integrado Latinoamericano (MILA) announced today the launch of the Dow Jones Sustainability MILA Pacific Alliance Index (DJSI MILA Pacific Alliance).
Addition to the S&P BSE IPO Index
Bank Card Default Rate Drops to Lowest Level of 2017
This change takes effect immediately.
Results of the Quarterly Review of the S&P/TSX Composite Buyback and Shareholder Yield Indices
Additions to the S&P BSE SME IPO Index
Modification to the Rebalance Schedule
Addition to the S&P BSE SME IPO Index
NMI Holdings Inc. (NASD:NMIH) will replace SciClone Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASD:SCLN) effective prior to the open of trading on Monday, October 16. GL Capital Management is acquiring SciClone Pharmaceuticals in a deal expected to be completed on or about that date pending final closing conditions.
• Axcelis Technologies Inc. (NASD:ACLS) will replace Landauer Inc. (NYSE:LDR) effective prior to the open of trading on Thursday, October 19. S&P 500 constituent Fortive Corp. (NYSE:FTV) is acquiring Landauer in a deal expected to be completed soon pending final closing conditions.
Changes to S&P BSE Indices
Results of the Quarterly Review of the S&P/TSX Preferred Share Index
S&P Dow Jones Indices today announced the October rebalancing results for the S&P U.S. Preferred Stock Index.
Open for comment until November 6, 2017.
Special Trading Session for S&P BSE Indices
Additions to S&P BSE Indices
• Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASD: NCLH) will replace Level 3 Communications Inc. (NYSE:LVLT) in the S&P 500 effective before the open of trading on Friday, October 13. S&P 500 constituent CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE:CTL) is acquiring Level 3 Communications in a deal expected to be completed on or about that date pending final approvals. Post acquisition, CenturyLink will change its Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) Sub-Industry group from Integrated Telecommunication Services to Alternative Carriers.
S&P Dow Jones Indices has conducted a consultation with members of the investment community on potential changes to the S&P/ASX 200 VIX Index.