Global X Funds Announces Index Change For Colombia ETF

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Global X Funds, the New York based provider of exchange traded funds (ETFs), has announced that on or around the close of trading on August 31, 2016, the Global X MSCI Colombia ETF (NYSE Arca: GXG) will begin tracking the MSCI All Colombia Select 25/50 Index.  The MSCI All Colombia Select 25/50 Index applies additional liquidity screens on the MSCI All Colombia Index, which is designed to represent the performance of the broad Colombia equity universe. GXG is the largest Colombia-focused ETF in the United States, with over $80 million in assets under management[1] and will retain its name. Information regarding the index can be found at www.msci.com.

 

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Current

New

ETF Name

Global X MSCI Colombia ETF

Global X MSCI Colombia ETF

Index

MSCI All Colombia Capped Index

MSCI All Colombia Select 25/50 Index

Index Components

28

22*

Index Description

The MSCI All Colombia Capped Index is designed to represent the performance of the broad Colombia equity universe, while including a minimum number of constituents. The broad Colombia equity universe includes securities that are classified in Colombia according to the MSCI Global Investable Market Index Methodology, together with companies that are headquartered or listed in Colombia and carry out the majority of their operations in Colombia.

The MSCI All Colombia Select 25/50 Index applies additional liquidity screens on the MSCI All Colombia Index, which is designed to represent the performance of the broad Colombia equity universe. The broad Colombia equity universe includes securities that are classified in Colombia according to the MSCI Global Investable Market Index Methodology, together with companies that are headquartered or listed in Colombia and carry out the majority of their operations in Colombia. A specific capping methodology is applied to facilitate compliance with the rules governing the listing of financial products on exchanges in the United States.

 

[1] Source: ETF.com, as of 8/15/2016

* Index constituents for the MSCI All Colombia Select 25/50 Index are as of July 29, 2016. The number of index constituents may change by the effective date (on or around August 31, 2016).

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