The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (KLCI) is a capitalization-weighted stock market index. Introduced in 1986, it is now known as the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI. The enhancements to adopt FTSE Bursa Malaysia Index methodology were implemented on Monday, July 6, 2009.
The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI comprises the largest 30 companies listed on the Malaysian Main Market by full market capitalisation that meet the eligibility requirements of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Index Ground Rules.
The primary objective of the index is to reflect the daily trading activity of stocks on the Bursa Malaysia. FTSE uses the real time and closing prices sourced from Bursa Malaysia to calculate the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI. Calculation is based on a value weighted formula and adjusted by a free float factor. The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI values are calculated and disseminated on a real time basis every 15 seconds.
The current list of component companies in KLCI can be found in FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI of Malaysia Direpublic.