Announcement

London Stock Exchange Group completes the acquisition of The Yield Book and Citi Fixed Income Indices

Russell 2500™ Index Research

Running the Anchor Leg: examining the performance of US small and midcap securities, as measured by the Russell 2500 Index

2017 smart beta survey

Find out how asset owners from all around the world use smart beta products and think about their role within portfolios

FTSE Italia PIR Index Series

Newly launched indexes designed to reflect the requirements of Italy's new tax-advantaged personal savings plan

Research & Insights

International investment and the US dollar

In 2015 FTSE Russell launched a series of international equity indexes for the USD-based investor that are 50% USD hedged to help investors evaluate their currency exposures and their hedging strategies when investing in foreign equities. This paper updates the research on the behavior of these indexes through June 2017; the results are consistent with earlier published findings.

Industry Classification Benchmark: Structural enhancements to the industry categorization framework

In this paper we describe the enhancements to the ICB framework, outline the rationale for key changes to its structure and summarize the impact of the proposed changes.

Press Releases

Daiwa Asset Management selects FTSE Blossom Japan index for ESG ETF

FTSE Russell announces the licencing of the FTSE Blossom Japan Index to Daiwa Asset Management. The Daiwa ETF FTSE Blossom Japan Index (ticker: 1654), listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange today and is part of a new range of ESG-focused exchange traded funds (ETFs). The ETF is also the first to be tracking the FTSE Blossom Japan Index, which was launched in July this year. Daiwa Asset Management is one of the largest providers of ETFs in Japan and currently has 35 ETFs with around JPY5.4 trillion in assets under management (as of 21 September).

FTSE Russell and State Bank of India launch Indian bond index series

 

FTSE Russell, the global index and data provider and the State Bank of India (SBI) have launched the FTSE SBI Bond Index Series. The index series gives market participants from India, the UK and internationally the tools they need to analyse India’s government bond market.

 

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