NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thomson Reuters/Jefferies CRB In-The-Ground Global Commodity Index (TICKER: CRBQX) will add two new components, effective 6:00 PM (EDT) Sunday, December 19, 2010. One stock will be deleted from the index, changing the number of index components to 150.
The additions to CRBQX are: New Gold Inc (TICKER: NGD CN) and Semafo Inc (TICKER: SMF CN).
The deletion from CRBQX is: Aquarius Platinum Ltd (TICKER: AQP AU).
These additions and deletions affect the Thomson Reuters/Jefferies CRB In-The-Ground Global Precious Metals Equity Index (CRBGX), which is a sub-index of CRB-EQ.
The Thomson Reuters/Jefferies CRB Wildcatters Energy E&P Equity Index (TICKER: WCATI) will add six new components, effective 6:00 PM (EST) Sunday, December 19, 2010. Two stocks will be deleted from the index, changing the number of index components to 63.
The additions to WCATI are: Approach Resources Inc (TICKER: AREX US); Abraxas Petroleum Corp (TICKER: AXAS US); Hyperdynamics Corp (TICKER: HDY US); Ivanhoe Energy Inc (TICKER: IE CN); Midway Energy Ltd (MEL CN); and Twin Butte Energy Ltd (TBE CN).
The deletions from WCATI are: Oilsands Quest Inc (TICKER: BQI US) and SM Energy Co (TICKER: SM US).
A complete list of constituents and weights will be posted on the Thomson Reuters/Jefferies CRB Equity Indexes family website (http://www.crbequityindexes.com/indexdata-form.php) as of the effective date.
The Thomson Reuters/Jefferies CRB In-The-Ground Global Commodity Equity Index (TICKER: CRBQX) is an equity index designed to serve as a benchmark for globally traded stocks that are principally engaged in the production and distribution of commodities, including energy, metals and agricultural products.
Detailed information on the CRBQX and WCATI is available at http://www.crbequityindexes.com/ and most vendors of financial data.
SOURCE Thomson Reuters/Jefferies CRB In-The-Ground Global Commodity Index