HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 15 October 2021 - Today, IX Asia Indexes Company Limited announced the 3rd quarter review of the ixCrypto Index ("IXCI"). This is the first crypto benchmark index launched in Hong Kong. 

 

According to the Constituents Enhancement Rule, there are two constituents' additions and deletions. The number of the constituent cryptos will stay at 11 after the changes. The changes are as follows:

 

Deletions:      Stella, VeChain

Additions:      Terra, Polygon

 

The free float adjusted market capitalization coverage is 74.88%, while the 90-day-average volume coverage is 74.9%. The constituents change and recapping at 40% will be effective on October 22, 2021 (Friday).

 

Since the last review, there has been an increase in the crypto total market capitalisation from USD1.42tn to USD1.92tn (+35.2%), and a fall in the daily volume from USD93bn to USD89bn (-4.3%). Bitcoin remains as the largest crypto in the constituent list, with its price has gone up by 16% since the last review.

 

More details about the ixCrypto Index, including its constituents and constituents' weight, are provided in the Appendices, or refer to the website https://ix-index.com/  


Appendix 1

ixCrypto Index ("IXCI")

 

Universe

All crypto coins traded in at least two different exchanges around the world

Selection Criteria

Cryptocurrencies ranking in the top 80% of cumulative full market capitalization ("MC") coverage and in the top 25 of 90-days-average-trading-volume.

Number of Constituents

Variable/11 currently

Launch Date

12th December 2018

Base Date

3rd December 2018

Base Value

1,000

Reconstitution Rule

If the coverage is below 75% or any of constituents is not in top 25 of trading volume, IXCI will be reconstituted to bring MC coverage back and do liquidity screening.

Reconstitution and Rebalancing Frequency

Quarterly and with a fast entry rule

Weighting Methodology

Free float adjusted market capitalization weighted with a cap of 40%, or a 40%/ 30%/ 20% step cap under extreme conditions

Currency

US Dollar

Dissemination

Daily, 12:00 noon (HKT)

Hourly, every :00 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (HKT)

Every 15 seconds, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (HKT)

Website

https://ix-index.com/


 Appendix 2

 

Weightings of the Constituents of ixCrypto Index

 

Crypto

90-day-average-volume *

90-day-average- Market Cap

Cum. Market Cap Coverage

Weighting (%) After 40% Cap

1

Bitcoin

$31,854,851,172 (1)

$790,371,941,335

44.03%

40.00%

2

Ethereum

$21,133,414,797 (2)

$333,775,319,369

62.63%

34.83%

3

Cardano

$3,930,060,644 (4)

$62,268,886,457

66.09%

6.86%

4

XRP

$4,097,800,496 (3)

$42,523,237,958

68.46%

4.50%

5

Dogecoin

$2,311,822,611 (8)

$31,545,081,358

70.22%

2.71%

6

Solana

$2,477,780,023 (7)

$23,124,239,164

71.51%

4.18%

7

Polkadot

$1,888,859,468 (11)

$22,658,797,791

72.77%

2.79%

8

Bitcoin Cash

$2,874,722,940 (5)

$10,759,542,155

73.37%

0.95%

9

Litecoin

$2,279,174,454 (9)

$10,549,551,070

73.96%

1.00%

10

Terra

$918,332,175 (15)

$8,682,027,697

74.44%

1.42%

11

Polygon

$964,761,322 (14)

$7,853,788,996

74.88%

0.76%

 

    Data as of 30 September 2021 (HKT)

* 90-day-average-volume ranking in total market is shown in the parentheses

* For the calculation methodology of the index, please refer to the "ixCrypto Index Methodology Paper" on our website


 

Appendix 3

 

ixCrypto Indexes Series Dissemination

 

IXCI, IXBI, and IXEI will be disseminated via the ixCrypto Index official webpage and the Nasdaq Global Index Data Service (GIDS) at a 15-second interval from 9 A.M to 9 P.M. on every Hong Kong trading days. The tickers are shown below:


Index Name

Nasdaq GIDS Ticker

ixCrypto Index

IXCI

ixBitcoin Index

IXBI

ixEthereum Index

IXEI

 

For vendors in Hong Kong or Mainland China, please contact IX Asia Indexes Data Services by emailing [email protected] to get the index for dissemination in the Greater China Region.


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