The index series uses the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB) of sub-sectors, in order to classify sub-sectors as Defensive or Cyclical.
What does ICB stand for?
ICB stands for Industry Classification Benchmark
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Business, finance, etc.
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- Inflammatory Breast Cancer
- Information Collection Budget
- Information Collection Burden (US Federal Register)
- Information Communication Business
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- Initiative Canadienne sur le Benevolat (French: Canadian Initiative on voluntary help)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
LAHORE, February 03, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The Lahore Stock Exchange has decided to adopt the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB), a widely accepted structure in the investment world for re-classification of listed securities.
The Dow Jones analysts evaluate both general and industry-specific sustainability criteria for each of the 58 sectors defined according to the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB).
It accounts for general and industry specific sustainability criteria for each of the 57 sectors defined according to the Industry Classification Benchmark.
KARACHI, September 11, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) has adopted the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB), a jointly developed classification system launched by FTSE Group and Dow Jones Indexes, to classify and analyze specific sectors of the Pakistan stock market using internationally accepted standards.
The indices are transparent, free float adjusted, and are calculated in accordance with the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB).
The Index is designed to track the performance of a set of NASDAQ listed securities that are classified as either biotechnology or pharmaceutical according to the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB).
The indices will be designed using internationally recognised standards, will be free-floated adjusted and will be based on the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB).