volume 6, issue 4, P817-859 2000
DOI: 10.1017/s1357321700002002
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J.C.H. Brumwell

Abstract: ABSTRACT1999 was the thirteenth year of publication of the World Index series. A change of name reflects the purchase by FTSE International of the stakes owned by Goldman Sachs & Co. and Standard & Poor's. No changes were made in the range of countries covered during the year, but it was agreed that from mid-2001 the series would be adjusted to reflect the available free floats of constituents' shares.