(Adds changes to Frontier Markets, Small Cap 1750, and U.S.
Prime 750 Market indexes)
Feb 9 U.S. index provider MSCI
announced on Thursday that it will add three securities and
remove just one from its All-World Index.
The two largest additions to MSCI's World Index will be
Hong Kong's Jardine Strategic Holdings and Advanced
Micro Devices from the United States.
The index maker also announced India's Grasim Industries
would be the only addition to its Emerging Markets
Vietnam's FLC Faros Construction and Saigon Beer
Alcohol Beverage Corp will be added to the Frontier
The announcement also included six additions to the MSCI
Small Cap 1750 Index and six securities removed from its U.S.
Prime 750 Market Index.
The changes were part of quarterly adjustments MSCI makes to
its indexes, which it says are tracked by $9.5 trillion in
All changes will be implemented as of the close of Feb. 28.
(Reporting by Dion Rabouin; Editing by Phil Berlowitz)