As part of its quarterly index review, MSCI Inc., the worldwide index aggregator, will include eight Indian stocks in its Global Standard index and remove one stock.
As per the latest updates, these are the eight stocks that will include in the Global Standard Index HDFC Asset Management, IDFC First Bank, Ashok Leyland, Astral, Cummins India Kirloskar, REC, Power Finance Corporation, and Supreme Industries will take effect on August 31. Whereas, ACC will be eliminated from the MSCI Global Standard Index.
Additionally, there will be some inclusions and exclusions in the MSCI Domestic Index, with one stock being added and another being removed from the index. HDFC Asset Management will be added, while ACC will be removed from the index.
Another MSCI index that is scheduled for rebalancing is the MSCI India Domestic Small Cap Index. In this index, 41 stocks will be added, and 2 stocks will be excluded from the index.
ACC, Anand Rathi Wealth, Dreamfolks Services, Five Star Business Finance, Glenmark Lifesciences, ICRA, Kalyan Jewellers, Marksans Pharma, Mrs Bectors Food, Neuland Laboratories, and Patel Engineering, and Zen Technologies are among 40 stocks that will be part of the MSCI Global Smallcap index with effect from August 31
On the other hand, BEML Land Asset and NIIT will be removed from the MSCI Global Small Cap index.
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