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The value of the FTSE EPRA / NAREIT UK Index, designed to represent the performance of eligible real estate companies and REITs listed on the London Stock Exchange, has risen over the last six months, indicating a rise in UK-listed real estate stocks in the “post-Brexit” era after a sharp decrease on “Brexit day.”
By: David Harris, Group Head of Sustainable Business
In recent years, the views of investors in the area of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) have matured significantly. ESG-related information has moved from a ‘peripheral’ to a ‘core’ part of investment analysis, across all asset classes. The process of reflecting on, analyzing and reporting ESG issues offers important insights into the positive and negative implications for financial and operational performance. This also applies to decisions about strategy and capital expenditure. To respond to the growing interest and need for a common framework, London Stock Exchange Group has issued guidance, through its Global Sustainable Investment Centre, setting out recommendations for good practice in ESG reporting.
As China continues to open its markets to international investors, FTSE Russell is pleased to confirm the launch of two new benchmark indexes for China A-shares stocks. The FTSE China A Innovative Enterprise Indexes will provide a benchmark for the fast-growing ChiNext stocks listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
FTSE Russell recently announced the introduction of the FTSE TMX Canada NVCC Bond Index, the first standalone index of its kind designed for Canadian investors to specifically track the issuance and performance of Non-Viable Contingent Capital (NVCC) securities.