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YTL CORP, POWER JOINS FBM KLCI CONSTITUENTS, DIALOG & WESTPORTS REMOVED

30/11/2023 09:13 PM

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30 (Bernama) -- YTL Corp Bhd and YTL Power International Bhd have been included as two of the 30 constituents of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) to replace Dialog Group Bhd and Westports Holdings Bhd.

In a joint statement today, FTSE Russell and Bursa Malaysia Bhd said the changes were made following the semi-annual review of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Index Series, which was done in accordance with the index ground rules.

The FBM KLCI, which is part of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Index Series, is widely used by investors as the primary benchmark for the Malaysian capital market, including the derivatives market, through the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Futures (FKLI) and the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Options (OKLI).

The benchmark index is also tracked by several index-linked financial products, such as exchange-traded funds.

Meanwhile, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Mid 70 Index saw nine inclusions, namely Bank Islam Malaysia, Dialog Group, DXN Holdings, Malayan Cement, OSK Holdings, Sunway, UMW Holdings, WCE Holdings, and Westports Holdings.

The exclusions are Berjaya Food, Duopharma Biotech, Hengyuan Refining Company, Hextar Technologies Solutions, Hong Leong Capital, PMB Technology, SAM Engineering and Equipment Malaysia, SKP Resources and YTL Corp. 

For the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Hijrah Shariah Index, the inclusion is Greatech Technology while the exclusion is Inari Amertron.

All constituent changes take effect on Dec 18, 2023, and the next review will take place in June 2024.

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