Greece & Turkey 30 Index (GT-30) is a customized index, created as a result of the cooperation of Borsa İstanbul, Athens Stock Exchange (ATHEX) and STOXX Ltd., a global index provider. The Index is calculated independently by STOXX and can be used as an underlying for the creation of a variety of new financial products including Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to be traded on both markets, and thereby provide new investment opportunities to the investors for the stocks traded on Borsa İstanbul and ATHEX, at lower costs.
GT-30 is composed of a total of 30 constituents, 15 from each market, based on their full market capitalization in descending order. The Index is reviewed biannually (March, September) as to its composition and quarterly (March, June, September and December) regarding capping factors.
Price and Return Indices are available for GT-30, and in two different currencies, i.e., EUR and TL.
Dissemination frequency of Price Indices is real time at 15-seconds intervals, whereas it is end-of-day for Return Indices. Data will be delivered to data vendors by STOXX Ltd. over CEF Feed (Deutsche Börse system).
Investment companies planning to issue financial products based on GT-30 Index are required to sign a licensing agreement with Borsa İstanbul and/or ATHEX.