S&P advice re October Quarterly rebalance to S&P/ASX Indices
Mon 17 Sep 2001
Published: Mon 17 Sep 2001 09:50:28
Document No: 243916
Document part: A
Market Flag: Y
Classification: Standard & Poor's Announcement
STANDARD & POORS INDICES AUSTRALIA 2001-09-17 ASX-SIGNAL-G HOMEX - Sydney +++++++++++++++++++++++++ Standard & Poor's, the leading provider of equity indices in Australia, today announces that effective after the close of business on Friday 28 September 2001 the following changes to the S&P/ASX Indices will occur: S&P/ASX 20 ADDITION CODE NAME WES Wesfarmers Limited REMOVAL CODE NAME LLC Lend Lease Corporation Limited S&P/ASX 50 No Changes S&P/ASX 100 ADDITIONS CODE NAME AOF AMP Office Trust CXP Corporate Express Limited MGI Macquarie Goodman Industrial Trust REMOVALS CODE NAME HTA Hutchison Telecommunications Australia Limited PAS Pasminco Limited AFI Australian Foundation Investment Company S&P/ASX 200 ADDITIONS CODE NAME REL Renewable Energy Corporation Ltd BWP Bunnings Warehouse Property Trust TEM Tempo Services Limited HRP Homemaker Retail Group JBM Jubilee Mines NL RIC Ridley Corporation Ltd IDT Institute of Drug Technology Australia Ltd REMOVALS CODE NAME BTA Biota Holdings Ltd FNC Foundation Healthcare Ltd OTT Open Telecommunications Ltd UEC Uecomm Ltd PCO Pracom Limited KYC Keycorp Ltd PAS Pasminco Limited S&P/ASX 300 (currently 296 constituents) ADDITIONS CODE NAME TSE Transfield Services Ltd MCC Macarthur Coal Ltd CEY Centennial Coal Company Ltd MMD Micromedical Industries Ltd AWE Australian Worldwide exploration Ltd NTG National Telecoms Group Ltd GTG Genetic Technologies Ltd OMP OAMPS Ltd MGW Brian McGuigan Wines Ltd MXO Matrix Oil NL KIM Kimberley Diamond Company NL CSM Consolidated Minerals Ltd RMG RMG Ltd CPB Campbell Brothers Ltd CYG Coventry Group Ltd VTI Virotec International Ltd REMOVALS CODE NAME FEA Forest Enterprises Australia Ltd MAQ Macquarie Corporate Telecommunications HSN Hansen Technologies Ltd LOK Looksmart Ltd VCM VeCommerce Ltd KSM Kingstream Steel Ltd RDF Redflex Holdings Ltd NWL New Tel Ltd YTL Yates Ltd DVT Davnet Ltd ZIM Zimbabwe Platinum Mines Ltd OTT Open Telecommunications Ltd The changes will be reflected in the starting portfolio of Monday October 1, 2001. Company additions to and deletions from an S&P equity index do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company. Standard & Poor's, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:MHP), provides independent financial information, analytical services, and credit ratings to the world's financial markets. Among the company's many products are the S&P Global 1200, the world's first global, equity, real time index; the S&P 500, the premier US portfolio index; and credit ratings on more than 220,000 securities and funds worldwide. With more than 5,000 employees located in 21 countries, Standard & Poor's is an integral part of the global financial infrastructure.