OBX Index

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The OBX Index is a stock market index which lists the 25 most liquid companies on the main index of the Oslo Stock Exchange in Norway. All stocks on the OBX list can be traded with options and futures. The companies on the OBX list are rotated twice a year, on the third Friday of June and December. Its Record High is 670,06 set on August 7 2017

List of companies in the index[edit]

OBX Index 1996–2012

The following 25 companies constitute the OBX list as of the semi-annual review effective 27 December 2018.[1]

Company GICS Sector Ticker symbol Index weighting (%)[2]
Aker multi-sector holdings AKER 1.25
Aker BP oil and gas exploration and production AKERBP 2.63
Aker Solutions oil and gas equipment and services AKSO 0.63
BW Offshore oil and gas equipment and services BWO 0.32
Bakkafrost packaged foods and meats BAKKA 1.96
DNB diversified banks DNB 13.65
DNO oil and gas exploration and production DNO 0.90
Equinor integrated oil and gas EQNR 22.49
Gjensidige Forsikring multi-line insurance GJF 2.52
Golden Ocean Group marine GOGL 0.45
Grieg Seafood packaged foods and meats GSF 0.59
Lerøy Seafood Group packaged foods and meats LSG 2.00
Mowi packaged foods and meats MOWI 8.38
NEL construction and engineering NEL 0.41
Norsk Hydro aluminium NHY 5.53
Norwegian Air Shuttle airlines NAS 0.67
Orkla packaged foods and meats ORK 5.34
Petroleum Geo-Services oil and gas equipment and services PGS 0.57
SalMar packaged foods and meats SALM 2.54
Schibsted publishing SCH 2.30
Storebrand life and health insurance STB 2.82
Subsea 7 oil and gas equipment and services SUBC 2.31
Telenor integrated telecommunication services TEL 11.62
TGS-NOPEC oil and gas equipment and services TGS 2.37
Yara International fertilizers and agricultural chemicals YAR 5.77

History[edit]

In 2003 the index showed 100 points. In May 2008 it showed 522 points.[3]

Biggest drop in one day[edit]

The worst performing days for the OBX Index are:

Rank Date Drop (%) Circumstance Ref.
1 October 20, 1987 -19.11 since labelled "Black Tuesday" [4]
2 August 1991
3 October 6, 2008 -9.71 in conjunction with the global liquidity crisis [4]
4 October 24, 2008 -9.24 in conjunction with the global liquidity crisis [5]
5 October 15, 2008 -8.81 in conjunction with the global liquidity crisis [6]
6 September 29, 2008 -8.3 in conjunction with the global liquidity crisis [7]
7 October 16, 2008 -7.95 in conjunction with the global liquidity crisis [8]
8 October 10, 2008 -7.7 in conjunction with the global liquidity crisis [9]
9 November 12, 2008 -7.45 in conjunction with the global liquidity crisis [10]
10 October 8, 2008 -6.44 in conjunction with the global liquidity crisis [11]
11 January 21, 2008 -6.4 [12]
12 September 9, 2008 -5.57 in conjunction with the global liquidity crisis [12]
13 June 29, 2010 -5.28 [13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "THE OBX INDEX CONSTITUENTS 1H 2019 June". 11 December 2018. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  2. ^ As of 27 December 2018.
  3. ^ Lium, Per Arne (2008-10-12). "Krakket over alle krakk, eller?". Dagens Næringsliv (in Norwegian). Oslo, Norway. Retrieved 2008-10-13.
  4. ^ a b "Panikken tok børsen". e24.no (in Norwegian). Oslo, Norway. 2008-10-06. Retrieved October 6, 2008.
  5. ^ "100 milliarder forduftet fra børsen". e24.no (in Norwegian). Oslo, Norway. 2008-10-24. Retrieved October 24, 2008.
  6. ^ Svendsen, Paal Adolfsen (2008-10-15). "Kraftig nedgang på Oslo Børs". NRK (in Norwegian). Oslo, Norway. Retrieved October 16, 2008.
  7. ^ Magnus, Klever (2008-09-29). "Verste dag på 17 år". NA24 (in Norwegian). Oslo, Norway. Retrieved September 30, 2008.
  8. ^ Parr, Odd Steinar (2008-10-16). "Ny, brutal dag på Oslo Børs – smalt ned stygge åtte prosent". Hegnar Online (in Norwegian). Oslo, Norway. Retrieved October 16, 2008.
  9. ^ "Finanskrisen senker Oslo Børs: Verste børsuke i moderne tid". e24.no (in Norwegian). Oslo, Norway. 2008-10-10. Retrieved October 10, 2008.
  10. ^ "Massivt fall på børsen". Dagens Næringsliv (in Norwegian). Oslo, Norway. 2008-11-12. Retrieved November 13, 2008.
  11. ^ Øverbye, Gulbrand (2008-10-08). "Et av tidenes største børsfall". NA24 (in Norwegian). Oslo, Norway. Retrieved October 8, 2008.
  12. ^ a b Landre, Even (2008-09-09). "Krisestemning på børsen". NA24 (in Norwegian). Oslo, Norway. Retrieved October 5, 2008.
  13. ^ "Katastrofal børsdag". Dagbladet (in Norwegian). Oslo, Norway. NTB. June 29, 2010. Retrieved June 29, 2010.

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