Components of the S&P Emerging Asia 40 Index

Last month S&P launched a new index called the S&P Emerging Asia 40 Index to provide exposure to the 40 largest and most liquid securities from the emerging markets of China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand.The Index offers equal exposure to two distinctive regions: with 20 stocks from China and India and 20 stocks from South East Asia.

For China and India, the index includes liquid stocks trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the London Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, and/or the NYSE. For the other four countries, local listings are also eligible.

The Constituents of the S&P Emerging Asia 40 Index are listed below:

S.No. Constituent Name Ticker
1 Astra Intl ASII
2 Axiata Group Berhad AXIATA
4 Bank Central Asia Tbk PT BBCA
5 Bank Mandiri PT BMRI
6 Bank Rakyat Indonesia BBRI
7 Bank of China Ltd H Shares 3988
8 CIMB Group Holdings Berhad CIMB
9 CNOOC Ltd. 883
10 China Construction Bank Corp H Shares 939
11 China Mobile Ltd. 941
12 China Telecom Corporation Ltd. - H Shares 728
13 China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd. 762
14 Dr. Reddys Laboratories Limited ADR RDY
15 Genting Bhd GENT
16 HDFC Bank Ltd. ADR HDB
17 IOI Corp Bhd IOI
19 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd H Shares 1398
20 Infosys Limited ADR INFY
21 Larsen & Toubro Ltd. LTOD
22 Malayan Banking Bhd MAY
23 Maxis Bhd MAXIS
24 PTT Expl & Prod Co PTTEP
26 Perusahaan Gas Negara PGAS
27 PetroChina Co Ltd H Shares 857
28 Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd PCHEM
29 Public Bank Bhd PBK
30 Reliance Industries Ltd GDR RIGD
31 Siam Cement Public Co(NVDR) SCC
32 Siam Commercial Bank SCB
33 Sime Darby Berhad SIME
34 State Bank of India SBID
35 Sterlite Industries Indi-ADR SLT
36 Tata Motors TTM
37 Telekomunikasi Tbk Pt TLKM
38 Tenaga Nasional Bhd TNB
39 Tencent Holdings Ltd. 700
40 Wipro Corporation Ltd ADR WIT

Three of India’s largest banks – ICICI Bank(IBN), HDFC Bank Ltd.(HDB) and State Bank of India are in this index.Similarly from China, Bank of China, China Construction Bank  and ICBC are included. Indonesia-based Astra International recently split its ADR trading under the ticker PTAIY in the ratio of 5:1.

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