NEW YORK, March 15, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today the results of the annual re-ranking of the
NASDAQ China Index (Nasdaq:CHXN), which will become effective with the market
open on Monday, March 22, 2010.
The following six securities will be added to the Index: Canadian Solar Inc.
(Nasdaq:CSIQ), Shanda Games Limited (Nasdaq:GAME), Home Inns & Hotels
Management Inc. (Nasdaq:HMIN), JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq:JASO),
Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:TSL), and WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE:WX).
The Index is designed to track the performance of a set of U.S. listed
companies that are headquartered in China and Hong Kong. The NASDAQ China
Index is re-ranked annually in March.For more information about the NASDAQ
China Index, including detailed eligibility criteria, visit
As a result of the re-ranking, the following six securities will be removed
from the Index:Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (NYSE:ACH), China
Telecom Corporation Limited (NYSE:CHA), Huaneng Power International, Inc.
(NYSE:HNP), LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE:LDK), VisionChina Media Inc.
(Nasdaq:VISN), and Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Limited (NYSE:YZC).
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