Facix at 279.6 up 2.6 points

The FinanceAsia Composite Internet Index rose 2.63 points on Friday to close at 279.63 points.

The FinanceAsia Composite Internet Index (Facix) closed at

279.63 points on Friday, August 11, up 2.63 points (+0.95%) from the previous day.

Best performers
GigaMedia up 20.24%
I-CABLE Communications up 19.30%
techpacific.com up 7.60%

Worst decliners
Softbank Investment International down -7.84%
Netease.com down -8.51%
Digitalhongkong.com down -9.86%

To account for the NASDAQ or NYSE traded stocks, the Facix is calculated the following day,

Hong Kong time.

The Facix is an index of 57 Asian "pure-play" or "intimately pure-play" internet stocks

created and maintained by FinanceAsia, the leading capital markets magazine in the region.

The base currency for the Facix is the US dollar. Its value was set to 1,000 on January 3,

2000, the first trading day of the millennium. The list of constituent stocks is available

at http://www.financeasia.com/FullPage.cfm?HTMLInBody=5974DE15-3DBD-11D4-8C0D0008C72B383C