The Accountancy Age/ADVFN share index

The companies are Capita (business services); Itnet (outsourcing); Hays, Reed Executive, Michael Page and Robert Walters (recruitment); and Logica, Misys, Sage and Xansa (software and computer services).

The index is based on a notional £100,000 invested in the companies on 23 March 2001 and reflects the percentage change in the value of the portfolio based on current prices at close each day. The FTSE has been rebased to 100 using its 23 March value of 5,402.3 points. The constituent stocks were lastreviewed on 18 October.

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