The Czech Republic is represented in the index STOXX as the first post-communist countries
The Swiss stock market index STOXX Europe 600 will be account the first two of the Czech companies. The Czech Republic will be presented according to this methodology as the first post-communist countries included in the group of developed countries.
The index universe for the STOXX Global 1800 Index and all related sub and sector indices will be changed to cover those countries which are classified as developed markets as defined by the STOXX Emerging and Developed Markets Country Classification....
More detailed information can be found: http://www.stoxx.com/download/news/2013/stoxxnews_20130827r.pdf.