NEW YORK, March 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced the results of the quarterly evaluation of the NASDAQ Golden Dragon China Index (Nasdaq:HXC), which will become effective prior to market open on Monday, March 18, 2013.
The following six securities will be added to the Index: Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA), China Biologic Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:CBPO), China HGS Real Estate, Inc. (Nasdaq:HGSH), JA Solar Holdings, Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq:JASO), LDK Solar Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LDK) and China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (NYSE:MY)
The Index is designed to provide insight and access to the unique economic opportunities taking place in China while still providing the transparency offered with U.S. listed securities. The NASDAQ Golden Dragon China Index is evaluated on a quarterly basis. For more information about the NASDAQ Golden Dragon China Index, including detailed eligibility criteria, visit https://indexes.nasdaqomx.com/.
As a result of the evaluation, the following ten securities will be removed from the Index: Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (NYSE:ACH), Feihe International, Inc. (NYSE:ADY), China Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE:CO), Focus Media Holding Limited (Nasdaq:FMCN), Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:KNDI), eLong, Inc. (Nasdaq:LONG), Longwei Petroleum Investment Holding Limited (NYSE:LPH), Simcere Pharmaceutical Group (NYSE:SCR), 3SBio Inc. (Nasdaq:SSRX) and 7 Days Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:SVN).
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