NEW YORK May 14 Equity index provider MSCI on
Wednesday reclassified equities across a broad spectrum of
markets as part of its semi-annual review, including the
addition of Twitter to its all world index.
It reclassified Qatar and UAE to emerging market status
from frontier market status as expected, and it added 10 Qatar
companies and nine United Arab Emirates companies to its all
Its three largest additions to the all world index
will be Twitter, American Airlines
and Intesa Sanpaolo.
Qatar National Bank, Industries Qatar
and National Bank of Abu Dhabi will be the biggest
additions to MSCI emerging markets index.
MSCI is adding Shanghai Raas Blood Products,
Shanghai Waigaoqiao and Dongxu Optoelectronic
to its China A index.
All changes will be implemented as of the close of May 30.
(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Chris Reese)