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Asiaweek/CNN Asian Internet Index
Asia's information technology revolution is just beginning
The Asiaweek/CNN Internet Index attempts to track Asia's online advance through the composite performance of 20 Asian stocks that are, or aspire to be, Internet and information technology players. The group includes Net-smart telecommunications companies, Internet service providers, electronics manufacturers, e-commerce companies and others, both large-cap and small, from around Asia.
Internet Index tracks Asia's Information Technology revolution through the
stock-price performance of 40 Asian companies on the cutting edge of the
digital economy. Performance of the Index provides a broad overview of Internet
activity throughout the region, in developed and
developing markets as well as across Internet industry subsectors.
companies include online content providers; electronic financial services
and stock brokers; online retailers; business-to-business services; wired
and wireless network infrastructure providers; consumer electronics and
network hardware manufacturers; telecommunications providers.
comprising the Index are selected
according to a methodology that includes objective and subjective criteria.
Constituent companies may derive the majority of their revenue from sources
not directly related to the Internet, providing they demonstrate a compelling
e-business strategy, hold dominant market positions or are developing promising
Internet-related technology. The Index
is market-cap weighted; no single component stock is assigned an individual
weighting exceeding 10% of the total value of the Index. Due to rapid changes
in this dynamic industry, component stocks may be dropped from the Index
and new ones added several times over the course of a year.
in the Valley: Stocks in Asiaweek's Internet Index were
ravaged during the global technology meltdown. But there is a bright
side (April 28, 2000)
and Walnuts: Good technology stocks don't have to soak
up the limelight if they reflect the market at large (February 25,
Tale of Two Net Stocks: China.com shares rocketed, but
it was Japan's Trend Micro - a rare profitable Net play - that led
the way (December 3, 1999)
Stock of Tech: After a shaky start, the Asiaweek.com
Portfolio found its legs. Now the index includes two racier Internet
companies (October 1, 1999)
Asiaweek.com Portfolio A list of 20 Asian stocks that
are, or aspire to be, Internet and information technology players
(June 25, 1999)
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November 30, 2000