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Index Description

The AEX Index® is derived from Amsterdam Exchange index. The index tracks the performance of the 25 most actively traded shares listed on Euronext Amsterdam. The weight of a share within the AEX Index® is determined based on free float-adjusted market capitalisation: the larger the company, the greater its weight in the AEX Index®. The maximum weight per share is 15%.

Index Key Points

Underlying Index
AEX Index (RAEX)

 

Index composition

The index has the followings specifications:

 

• It is a weighted index based on free float-adjusted market capitalisation.
• At least once annually the index reviews the weight of the shares. This review takes place on the third Friday of March at the end of the trading day. The weight of a share within the AEX Index® is determined based on the market capitalisation: the larger the company, the greater its weight in the AEX Index®. The maximum weight per share is 15%.
• Further reviews may take place at the end of the trading day on the third Friday of June, September and December. Shares may then be added to the index or removed from the index.

 

Index Provider
Euronext

 

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Index Information

  • Index Provider

    Euronext
  • Index Type

    Total Return
  • Currency

    EUR
  • Inception Date

    03 Jan 1983
  • Reconstitution Frequency

    Quarterly
  • Bloomberg Ticker

    RAEX
  • Reuters Ticker

    .RAEX

Index Top 10 Constituents (%) as of 30 Sep 2020

Total Constituents: 25
Constituent Name
Ticker
Weightings (%)
Asml Holding Nv
ASML NA
15.18
Unilever Nv
UNA NA
12.84
Royal Dutch Shell Plc-A Shs
RDSA NA
8.90
Adyen Nv
ADYEN NA
7.23
Relx Plc
REN NA
7.03
Koninklijke Philips Nv
PHIA NA
6.48
Prosus Nv
PRX NA
5.74
Koninklijke Ahold Nv
AD NA
4.99
Koninklijke Dsm Nv
DSM NA
4.58
Ing Groep Nv-Cva
INGA NA
4.24
Top 10 Total (%) 77.21
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.

Index Country Weightings (%) as of 30 Sep 2020

  • Country

    Weightings (%)
  • United States

    38.6
  • Japan

    15.4
  • United Kingdom

    7.6
  • Germany

    7.3
  • France

    7.1
  • Switzerland

    5.2
  • Australia

    4.2
  • Canada

    1.9
  • Spain

    1.9
  • Netherlands

    1.8
  • Italy

    1.7
  • Hong Kong

    1.2
  • Sweden

    1.1
  • Singapore

    0.9
  • Finland

    0.8
  • China

    0.8
  • South Korea

    0.7
  • South Africa

    0.4
  • Denmark

    0.4
  • Ireland

    0.4
  • Belgium

    0.4

Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 30 Sep 2020

  • Sector

    Weightings (%)
  • Information Technology

    23.5
  • Consumer Staples

    21.0
  • Industrials

    12.4
  • Materials

    9.0
  • Energy

    8.9
  • Consumer Discretionary

    7.9
  • Financials

    7.8
  • Health Care

    7.4
  • Communication Services

    1.3
  • Real Estate

    0.8

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