The Zacks New China Index is designed to offer a unique strategy for gaining exposure to China. The Index measures the performance of publicly traded, China-based companies operating in targeted industries of China’s 13th Five-Year Plan. The Index constituent selection methodology utilizes multi-factor, proprietary selection rules to determine the optimal mix of securities that offer the greatest potential from a risk/return perspective. The approach is specifically designed to enhance investment applications and investability. The Index is adjusted annually, or as required, to assure timely stock selections.