SAMI Halal Food Indexes TM
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SAMI Halal Food Index Methodology

Equities are considered eligible for inclusion into the SAMI Halal Food Index Series only if they pass a series of market related guidelines related to minimum market capitalization and liquidity as well as being listed in stock exchanges

belonging to the Organization of Islamic Conference countries (OIC).  Once the index eligible

universe is determined the underlying constituents are screened using a set of business and

financial Shariah guidelines.


The SAMI Halal Food Participation Index Series is screened using the Shariah mandate as defined by the AAOIFI (Accounting and Auditing Organization of Islamic Financial Institutions).

To be considered eligible for index inclusion, the respective companies

have to pass following screens:


   Member of OIC countries

Business Activity

   Restaurants, Beverages Non-alcoholic, Fishing, 

  Farming,  Food Processing, Food Distribution

Non Permissible Revenue

   Has no revenue from pork, alcohol, tobacco and

  impermissible foods

Investment Guidelines

   Set of Minimum Market Cap, Minimum Free Float

  Market Cap and Trading Volume restrictions

Shariah Compliance

   Equities have to be compliant according to respective

  Shariah mandate

Summary facts of the index series:

Index Calculation: Price Index

Weighting: Free Float Market Capitalization

Base Date: 1st of January, 2010

Base Value: 1,000

Rebalancing: Quarterly basis

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