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Home > Products & Services > Indices&Licensing > FTSE TWSE Taiwan Index Series Compiled by FTSE & TWSE > FTSE TWSE Taiwan 50 Index  
 FTSE TWSE Taiwan 50 Index
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All rights in the FTSE TWSE Taiwan 50 Index vest in Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation ("TWSE") and FTSE International Limited ("FTSE"). "TWSE" and "TAIEX" are trademarks of TWSE and are used by FTSE under licence. Neither TWSE nor FTSE shall be liable ( including in negligence ) for any loss arising out of, reliance on or use of the FTSE TWSE Taiwan 50 Index or the contents of this publication by any person.
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The FTSE TWSE Taiwan 50 Index was launched on October 29, 2002. The first tradable index for the Taiwan market was created under the collaboration of Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation ("TWSE") and FTSE International Limited ("FTSE"). This Index covers the top 50 companies by total market capitalization. FTSE's free float methodology applied throughout the index to ensure the weights within the index reflect the market capitalization available for investment. The FTSE TWSE Taiwan Index Series Advisory Committee, an independent committee, manages the index. The base date value as of April 30, 2002 was set at 5,000 and the index is reviewed quarterly in January, April, July and October every year, and constituent changes are implemented on the next trading day following the third Friday of the same month.

 
Index Type of Index Base (or Date Compilation Started) Date Published Stocks Included
FTSE TWSE Taiwan 50 Index Free Float Adjusted Market value 2002.04.30=5,000 2002.10.29 50 listed common stocks