Navigation Links
QED International Associates Announces Changes to the HealthShares(TM) Composite and HealthShares(TM) Cancer Indexes
Date:3/6/2008

NEW YORK, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- QED International Associates, Inc., administrator for the HealthShares(TM) Indexes, a series of 20 underlying indexes for the HealthShares(TM) Exchange-Traded Funds, today announced that effective at the opening of trading on March 10, 2008, ISIS Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ISIS) will replace Pharmion Corp. (Nasdaq: PHRM) in the HealthShares(TM) Composite Index. Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (Nasdaq: SNTA) will replace Pharmion Corp. (Nasdaq: PHRM) in the Cancer Index. Pharmion is being acquired by Celgene Corp. (Nasdaq: CELG).

The HealthShares(TM) Composite Index consists of the 80 largest companies by market capitalization that are engaged in healthcare, life sciences and/or biotechnology that are part of the 16 underlying HealthShares Indexes, selecting the top 5 companies in market capitalization from each of the Composite Eligible Indexes.

Companies included in the HealthShares(TM) Cancer Index are engaged in the research, development, and/or commercialization of therapeutic agents for the treatment of a wide variety of cancers.

About QED International Associates

QED International Associates, based in New York, is a leading financial industry consulting firm specializing in quantitative modeling and the design, development and maintenance of indexes and Exchange Traded Funds. For more information, visit the company's website at http://www.qedinternational.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE QED International Associates
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Mindray Medical International Announces Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2007 Results
2. International and Domestic Leaders to Convene to Tackle Health Issues in the Arab American Community
3. 4th International Malaria Research Conference
4. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and Interwoven to Present at 2008 AIIM International Exposition and Conference
5. Anti-Aging/Genetic Health Leader Suracell, Inc. Expands Internationally
6. MINRAD International, Inc. Announces the Start of the MINRAD International Distributor Meeting in Cape Town, South Africa
7. Media Invited to Attend International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation Meeting in Boston, April 9-12
8. Springer to publish International Journal of Hematology
9. International Soccer Superstar Ronaldinho Signs With Nutrilite(TM)
10. Milestone Scientific Hosts First International Computer-Controlled Local Anesthetic Delivery (CCLAD) Summit
11. Novartis and Sony Pictures Television Internationals Latin American Advertising Sales Group Launch Partnership to Create Multi-Media Platform for Breast Cancer Awareness, Detection, and Treatment in Latin America
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... established the certification process to promote standards of excellence for the field of ... scheduled for March 22 – 25, 2018 in Orlando, Florida at the Omni ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Many families have long-term insurance ... care insurance companies have a waiver for care if the client has a cognitive ... the family pays for care, is often waived, so the benefits from their insurance ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Talented host, actor Rob Lowe, ... in a new episode of "Success Files," which is an award-winning educational program ... investigates each subject in-depth with passion and integrity. , Sciatica occurs when the ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... CitiDent and ... apnea using cutting-edge Oventus O2Vent technology. As many as 18 million Americans ... frequent cessation in breathing. Oral appliances can offer significant relief to about 75 ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Asante, a nationally recognized ... have expanded their existing home health joint venture through an agreement, effective October ... a joint venture home health company with Asante, delivering clinically integrated care, for ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/25/2017)... 2017  EpiVax, Inc., a leader in the ... today announced the launch of EpiVax Oncology Inc., ... therapeutic cancer vaccines. EpiVax has provided $500,000 in ... enabling technologies to the new precision immunotherapy venture. ... Oncology as Chief Executive Officer. Gad brings over ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... , Sept. 22, 2017  As the latest ... Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Lindsey ... notes that the medical device industry is in an ... device tax, the 2.3% excise tax on medical device ... they also want covered patients, increased visits and hospital ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... Mich. , Sept. 19, 2017 HistoSonics, Inc., a venture-backed medical device company ... destruction of targeted tissues, announced three leadership team developments today:   ... PhD ... ... Veteran medical device executive Josh ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: