EVRAZ plc, owned by the Russian oligarch Roman Abramovic, and the producer of precious metals Polymetal have been included in the FTSE 100 Index of the UK’s leading public companies.
This makes EVRAZ plc the only steel and mining company in the UK FTSE All-Share Index. The Company will begin trading as part of the FTSE 100 Index on 19th December 2011.
To be included in FTSE 100 Index the both companies have got the permission of the Federal Antimonopoly Service and had to register corporate entities, which own their equities, in the UK.
The FTSE 100 Index is a share index of the 100 most highly capitalized UK companies listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Author: Irina Fomina