Five new Bucharest Stock Exchange listed companies are included as of today, March 21, in the FTSE Russell index series dedicated to Emerging Markets: MedLife (M), Purcari Wineries (WINE), Conpet (COTE), IMPACT Developer & Contractor (IMP) and Sphera Franchise Group (SFG). The inclusion of the companies was decided by the global index provider following the quarterly review announced on February 18. Thus, as of today, M shares will be part of the FTSE Global All Cap indices while WINE, COTE, IMP and SFG will be included in the FTSE Global Micro Cap indices. At the same time, Nuclearelectrica (SNN), already included in the FTSE Global All Cap indices since September 21, 2020, moves from Small Cap to the Mid Cap category. The global index provider FTSE Russell also announced the exclusion from the FTSE Global Micro Cap indices of the Bittnet Systems (BNET) shares, effective with March 21.
Also starting with today, March 21, the main index BET and its total return variants reach 20 companies for the first time after including Aquila shares (AQ). The Index Committee took the decision on March 9. The new structures of BVB indices were announced at the end of March 11, 2022.
The press release issued on February 21 to mark the inclusion of five new BVB listed companies in FTSE Russell indices dedicated to Emerging Markets is available here. The press release issued on March 10 for the Aquila shares inclusion in BET index is available here.