NSE index maintenance guidelines criteria changes from March 31 Nifty 50 financial services national stock exchange
The (*50*) Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday introduced changes in index maintenance guidelines, criteria and methodology. From March 31, there shall be changes to revision within the index reconstitution date, stock capping, quarterly rebalancing of shares and investible weight components, and calculation of Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio for indices.
There can even be changes to calculation of dividend yield per cent for indices.
According to a launch, the alternative of shares ensuing from periodic index reconstitution shall be applied from the final working day (starting of day) of March, June, September and December. This can even rely on the assessment frequency as could also be relevant for every index.
“In case of capped indices, capping of stocks will be implemented from the last working day of March, June, September and December by taking into account closing prices as on T-3 basis, where T day is last working day of March, June, September and December,” the discharge mentioned.
Further, quarterly rebalancing of shares and investible weight components shall be applied from the final working day of March, June, September and December.
The exchange famous that P/E ratio shall be calculated by taking into account earnings, together with income and losses, reported by every index constituent in trailing 4 quarters (consolidated financials).
“In case, consolidated financials are not available, standalone financials for trailing four quarters will be considered,” it added.
Further, dividend yield per cent for indices shall be calculated by taking into account whole fairness dividend of every firm on rolling 12 months, calculated primarily based on ex-dividend date, foundation.
The exchange has additionally determined to revise the criteria for Nifty 100 index, methodology for Nifty Next 50 index and Nifty Financial Services, the discharge mentioned.
With respect to limits on most replacements per index assessment, NSE mentioned no changes are being made to the present limits.
“Additionally, the existing limits on replacement will not be applicable for exclusion of stocks on account of stocks not meeting the minimum eligibility criteria,” the discharge mentioned.
In a separate launch, the bourse mentioned there shall be replacements in 36 indices, together with Nifty 50, from March 31.
The exchange’s Index Maintenance Sub-Committee (Equity) determined to make replacements within the indices as a part of its periodic assessment.
In Nifty 50, Tata Consumer Products will exchange GAIL from March 31.
As per the discharge, no changes are being made to Nifty Auto, Energy, FMCG, Pharma, Aditya Birla Group, Mahindra Group, Tata Group and Tata Group 25 per cent Cap indices.
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