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Vienna Stock Exchange calculates new CEE Blue Chip Benchmark "Eastern Europe Traded Index"

(Vienna) With the "Eastern Europe Traded Index" (EETX) index family Vienna Stock Exchange today launches six new indices. The EETX focuses on the 40 largest blue chips of the Russian, Central, Eastern and Southeastern European markets. The largest stocks include Sberbank, Lukoil, Gazprom, Tatneft and Norilsk. The EETX is calculated and published as a price index, dividend index (TR) and net dividend index (NTR) in real time in EUR and USD. With this expanded offer, the Vienna Stock Exchange is responding to the demand of international market participants. Vienna Stock Exchange’s index offering thus comprises of 142 indices. 103 of these reflect national, regional and industry-specific developments in the CEE/CIS region. Last week the Vienna Stock Exchange became the first national exchange to be admitted as a registered benchmark administrator. This means that the indices of the Vienna Stock Exchange which are used as underlying instruments for derivatives, ETFs and structured products are already compliant with next year's Benchmark Regulation.

When calculating the weighting of the EETX, individual companies are weighted with a maximum of 10% (UCITS II rule). All positions above 5% may in total account for a maximum of 40% of the index capitalisation. The dividend index takes dividend payments into account, the net dividend index reinvests the net dividend.

Detailed information on the indices calculated by the Vienna Stock Exchange can be found in our index section.

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For further information, please contact:

Julia Resch

Julia Resch

T +43 1 531 65-186

Maria Zorn

Maria Zorn

T +43 1 531 65-110

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