MSCI

DGAP-News: FYI Admitted to MSCI Global Index

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 2:09pm

b'The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.\nFYI Resources Ltd ("FYI" or "the Company") (ASX: FYI; OTCQB: FYIRF; FSE: SDL) is pleased to advise that global market index provider, MSCI has announced changes to their Global Micro Cap Indexes which incorporates the inclusion of FYI Resources.\nAs part of the changes, FYI will be added to the MSCI Australia Micro Cap Index which is designed to measure the performance of the Micro Cap segment of companies traded on the Australian Securities Exchange.\nThe changes to the MSCI Global Micro Cap Indexes will take place as of the close of 27 May 2021.\nMSCI is a leading provider of investment services such as research, data and technology to the global investment community enabling clients to better understand and analyse key drivers of risk and return and build more effective investment portfolios.\nThere are a number of advantages to FYI for being admitted into a global index.

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  • b'The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.\nFYI Resources Ltd ("FYI" or "the Company") (ASX: FYI; OTCQB: FYIRF; FSE: SDL) is pleased to advise that global market index provider, MSCI has announced changes to their Global Micro Cap Indexes which incorporates the inclusion of FYI Resources.\nAs part of the changes, FYI will be added to the MSCI Australia Micro Cap Index which is designed to measure the performance of the Micro Cap segment of companies traded on the Australian Securities Exchange.\nThe changes to the MSCI Global Micro Cap Indexes will take place as of the close of 27 May 2021.\nMSCI is a leading provider of investment services such as research, data and technology to the global investment community enabling clients to better understand and analyse key drivers of risk and return and build more effective investment portfolios.\nThere are a number of advantages to FYI for being admitted into a global index.
  • Principally, the benefits include:\nThis announcement is authorised for release by Roland Hill, Managing Director\nFor more information please contact:\n'

MSCI Completes Private Offering of $600 Million 3.625% Senior Notes Due 2031

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 9:05pm

b'MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today that it has successfully completed its private offering of $600.0 million aggregate amount of its 3.625% senior unsecured notes (the \xe2\x80\x9cnotes\xe2\x80\x9d) due 2031 (the \xe2\x80\x9coffering\xe2\x80\x9d).

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  • b'MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today that it has successfully completed its private offering of $600.0 million aggregate amount of its 3.625% senior unsecured notes (the \xe2\x80\x9cnotes\xe2\x80\x9d) due 2031 (the \xe2\x80\x9coffering\xe2\x80\x9d).
  • We create industry-leading research-enhanced solutions that clients use to gain insight into and improve transparency across the investment process.\nThis press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
  • If any of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or if MSCI\xe2\x80\x99s underlying assumptions prove to be incorrect, actual results may vary significantly from what MSCI projected.
  • MSCI assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise these forward-looking statements for any reason, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise, except as required by law.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005393/en/\n'

UP Fintech Holding Limited to be Added to the MSCI China All Shares Index

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:05am

Wu Tianhua, CEO of UP Fintechcommented, "To be added to the MSCI China All Shares Index is a recognition of the company\'s growth achievement.

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  • Wu Tianhua, CEO of UP Fintechcommented, "To be added to the MSCI China All Shares Index is a recognition of the company\'s growth achievement.
  • As we expand our international footprint, we look forward to serving more global clients with our intuitive, one-stop trading platform.
  • "\nAccording to MSCI, "The MSCI China All Shares Index captures large and mid-cap representation across China Ashares, Bshares, Hshares, Redchips, Pchips and foreign listings (e.g.
  • The index aims to reflect the opportunity set of China share classes listed in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen and outside of China.

Joy Spreader Included in the MSCI China Small Cap Index

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:03am

b"HONG KONG, May 13, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - On May 12th , Joy Spreader (06988.HK), a Hong Kong-listed company, announced that the Company is incorporated into the MSCI China Small Cap Index, with effect upon the closure of the market on May 27, 2021.\nIt is reported that the MSCI China Small Cap Index is one of the China market indices launched by Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI), which aims to measure the performance of the small cap segment in China's stock market, covering PRC companies with excellent operating results and development potential.

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  • b"HONG KONG, May 13, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - On May 12th , Joy Spreader (06988.HK), a Hong Kong-listed company, announced that the Company is incorporated into the MSCI China Small Cap Index, with effect upon the closure of the market on May 27, 2021.\nIt is reported that the MSCI China Small Cap Index is one of the China market indices launched by Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI), which aims to measure the performance of the small cap segment in China's stock market, covering PRC companies with excellent operating results and development potential.
  • It is an important index for global institutional investors to evaluate their investment portfolios.\nJoy Spreader is a leading MarTech company engaging in mobile new media performance-based marketing and marketing SaaS services in the PRC.
  • Joy Spreader's performance has maintained rapid growth.\nThe Company's board of directors believes that the inclusion of the MSCI China Small Cap Index shows the recognition of the Company's performance and value by the capital market.
  • At the same time, the inclusion will raise the Company's profile and boost the Company's business and cooperation.\nCopyright 2021 ACN Newswire .

Solaris Announces Inclusion in the MSCI Canada Small Cap Index

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:16am

b'VANCOUVER, BC, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Solaris Resources Inc. (TSX: SLS) (OTCQB: SLSSF) ("Solaris" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it will be added to theMSCI Canada Small Cap Index, effective followingthe close of trading onMay 27, 2021.

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  • b'VANCOUVER, BC, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Solaris Resources Inc. (TSX: SLS) (OTCQB: SLSSF) ("Solaris" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it will be added to theMSCI Canada Small Cap Index, effective followingthe close of trading onMay 27, 2021.
  • MSCI Inc. announced this addition onMay 11, 2021, following results of their semi-annual index review.\nThe MSCICanada Small CapIndexis an equity index compiled by MSCI Inc.designed to measure the performance of the small cap segment of the Canada market.
  • These statements include statements regarding our intent, or the beliefs or current expectations of our officers and directors, including the statement that the Company will be added to the MSCI Canada Index.
  • These statements are based on a variety of assumptions including assumptions made about the actions to be taken by MSCI Inc.

BIT Mining Limited to be Added to the MSCI China Small Cap Index

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 1:58pm

b'SHENZHEN, China, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BIT Mining Limited (NYSE: BTCM) ("BIT Mining," "the Company,"), a leading cryptocurrency mining enterprise, formerly known as 500.com Limited (NYSE: WBAI), announced today that the Company\'s stock will be added to the MSCI China Small Cap Index, effective as of market close on May 27, 2021.\nThe MSCI China Small Cap Index is an equity index compiled by MSCI Inc. designed to measure the performance of the small cap segment of the China market.

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  • b'SHENZHEN, China, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BIT Mining Limited (NYSE: BTCM) ("BIT Mining," "the Company,"), a leading cryptocurrency mining enterprise, formerly known as 500.com Limited (NYSE: WBAI), announced today that the Company\'s stock will be added to the MSCI China Small Cap Index, effective as of market close on May 27, 2021.\nThe MSCI China Small Cap Index is an equity index compiled by MSCI Inc. designed to measure the performance of the small cap segment of the China market.
  • The index has been widely recognized as a benchmark for global institutional investors to optimize their investment portfolios.\nBIT Mining Limited (NYSE: BTCM) is a leading cryptocurrency mining company, with a long-term strategy to create value across the cryptocurrency industry.
  • Its business covers cryptocurrency mining, mining pool, data center operation and mining machine manufacturing.
  • The Company has also entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 7-nanometer cryptocurrency mining machine manufacturer, Bee Computing (HK) Limited, to complete its vertical integration with its supply chain, increase its self-sufficiency while also strengthening its competitive position.\n'

MSCI ESG Research Recognises PhosAgro's Leading Position in Its Global ESG Rating

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 8:01am

Thus, by taking a responsible approach to doing business, PhosAgro has confirmed its commitment to achieving global ESG goals," said Andrey Guryev, PhosAgro\'s CEO and a member of the Company\'s Board of Directors.\nPhosAgro has also received several other high ratings from leading sustainability agencies.

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  • Thus, by taking a responsible approach to doing business, PhosAgro has confirmed its commitment to achieving global ESG goals," said Andrey Guryev, PhosAgro\'s CEO and a member of the Company\'s Board of Directors.\nPhosAgro has also received several other high ratings from leading sustainability agencies.
  • In 2020, Sustainalytics upgraded PhosAgro\'s ESG rating from 43.5 to 26.9, which is one of the best ESG risk management ratings in the Russian market.
  • CDP, a respected research firm in the area of climate responsibility metrics, upgraded PhosAgro\'s rating from C to B-.
  • Since 1 June 2016, the Company\'s GDRs have been included in the MSCI Russia and MSCI Emerging Markets indexes.\n'

Futu to be Added to the MSCI Hong Kong Index

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 3:38am

b"HONG KONG, May 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Futu Holdings Limited (\xe2\x80\x9cFutu\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) (NASDAQ: FUTU), a leading tech-driven online brokerage and wealth management platform in China, today announced that the Company's stock will be added to the MSCI Hong Kong Index, effective as of market close on May 27, 2021.\nThe MSCI Hong Kong Index is compiled by MSCI, a leading provider of research-based indexes and analytics.

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  • b"HONG KONG, May 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Futu Holdings Limited (\xe2\x80\x9cFutu\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) (NASDAQ: FUTU), a leading tech-driven online brokerage and wealth management platform in China, today announced that the Company's stock will be added to the MSCI Hong Kong Index, effective as of market close on May 27, 2021.\nThe MSCI Hong Kong Index is compiled by MSCI, a leading provider of research-based indexes and analytics.
  • It is designed to measure the performance of the Hong Kong market.
  • The Company provides investing services through its proprietary digital platform, Futubull, a highly integrated application accessible through any mobile device, tablet or desktop.
  • Futu has also embedded social media tools to create a network centered around its users and provide connectivity to users, investors, companies, analysts, media and key opinion leaders.\n"

MSCI Equity Indexes May 2021 Index Review

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 10:50pm

b"MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), a leading provider of research-based indexes and analytics, announced the results of the May 2021 Semi-Annual Index Review for the MSCI Equity Indexes - including the MSCI Global Standard, MSCI Global Small Cap and MSCI Micro Cap Indexes, the MSCI Global Value and Growth Indexes, the MSCI Frontier Markets and MSCI Frontier Markets Small Cap Indexes, the MSCI Global Islamic Indexes, the MSCI US Equity Indexes, the MSCI US REIT Index, the MSCI China A Onshore Indexes and the MSCI China All Shares Indexes.

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  • b"MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), a leading provider of research-based indexes and analytics, announced the results of the May 2021 Semi-Annual Index Review for the MSCI Equity Indexes - including the MSCI Global Standard, MSCI Global Small Cap and MSCI Micro Cap Indexes, the MSCI Global Value and Growth Indexes, the MSCI Frontier Markets and MSCI Frontier Markets Small Cap Indexes, the MSCI Global Islamic Indexes, the MSCI US Equity Indexes, the MSCI US REIT Index, the MSCI China A Onshore Indexes and the MSCI China All Shares Indexes.
  • There will be 24 additions to and 24 deletions from the MSCI Frontier Markets Small Cap Index.\nAs previously announced, the MSCI Iceland Indexes will be included in the MSCI Frontier Markets Indexes in one step coinciding with this Index Review.
  • In addition, in the context of the inclusion of Iceland in the MSCI Frontier Markets Indexes, MSCI will adjust the Limited Investability Factor (LIF) applied to securities in the equity universe of Bangladesh and Nigeria with the objective of keeping their weights unchanged in the MSCI Frontier Markets Indexes as of the price cutoff date for the May 2021 Semi-Annual Index Review.\nMSCI Global Islamic Indexes: Forty-three securities will be added to and 58 securities will be deleted from the MSCI ACWI Islamic Index.
  • Accordingly, constituents in MSCI equity indexes may include MSCI Inc., clients of MSCI or suppliers to MSCI.

National Storage Affiliates Trust Added to S&P MidCap 400 Index

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 9:07pm

b'National Storage Affiliates Trust (\xe2\x80\x9cNSA\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) (NYSE: NSA) today announced that the Company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 Index effective prior to the open of trading on Friday, May 14, 2021.\nTamara Fischer, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, \xe2\x80\x9cWe are pleased to have National Storage Affiliates gain inclusion on the S&P MidCap 400 Index.

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  • b'National Storage Affiliates Trust (\xe2\x80\x9cNSA\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) (NYSE: NSA) today announced that the Company will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 Index effective prior to the open of trading on Friday, May 14, 2021.\nTamara Fischer, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, \xe2\x80\x9cWe are pleased to have National Storage Affiliates gain inclusion on the S&P MidCap 400 Index.
  • The move to the MidCap 400 index from the SmallCap 600 index acknowledges the exceptional growth NSA has realized over the past few years.
  • NSA is one of the largest owners and operators of self storage properties among public and private companies in the United States.
  • NSA is included in the MSCI US REIT Index (RMS/RMZ), the Russell 2000 Index of Companies and the S&P MidCap 400 Index.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210511006168/en/\n'