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FTSE TMX and State Bank of India to Launch FTSE SBI India Bond Index

FTSE Russell today announced the signing of letter of intent between FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital Markets and State Bank of India to develop in partnership, a new index tracking Indian fixed income securities

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FTSE Russell Introduces Low Beta Equal Weight Index Series

 


– Expands Equal Weight Index Series to reflect performance of low beta securities
– Responds to investor demand for more efficient ways to combine factor exposures
– Invesco PowerShares to use as the basis for two new ETFs

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New FTSE China 50 indexes licensed for Italian listed ETFs

 


– FTSE Russell developed short and leveraged FTSE China 50 indexes
– First FTSE China 50 Short & Leveraged ETFs in Europe

FTSE Russell, the global index provider, has announced that it has licensed two new short and leveraged FTSE China 50 indexes to ETF Securities. The ETFS 3x Daily Short FTSE China 50 and the ETFS 3x Daily Long FTSE China 50 listed on Borsa Italiana on 3 November, and are the first in Europe to track the new FTSE China 50 indexes.

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FTSE Russell and Johannesburg Stock Exchange launch new ESG indexes

 

– Launch of FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Benchmark and Top 30 Index
– New indexes are based on FTSE Russell’s next generation ESG model
– ESG partnership builds on the successful, long standing JSE relationship
– Replaces JSE’s SRI index

FTSE Russell, the global index provider, today announces the launch of the FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Series, developed as a result of the expanded partnership between FTSE Russell and Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), announced earlier this year. These indexes are available from today.

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New FTSE Russell Survey Measures Financial Advisor Use of Smart Beta

 

− Two thirds of financial advisors using ETFs using smart beta
− Advisors utilising smart beta younger with more AUM in ETFs and alternatives
− More than 70% of advisors adopting more than one smart beta approach

FTSE Russell, the global index provider, today issued research findings showing that 68% of financial advisors using ETFs are incorporating smart beta investment products into their client portfolios.

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FTSE Annual Country Classification Review Announcement

 

– Greece from Developed to Advanced Emerging
– Qatar from Frontier to Secondary Emerging
– Latvia and Palestine designated as eligible Frontier markets
– China A-Shares remain on Watch List for possible inclusion as Secondary Emerging

FTSE Russell, the global index provider, today announces the results of the FTSE Annual Country Classification Review for 2015.

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Vanguard Alternative Strategies Fund to benchmark to new FTSE Index

 

– FTSE Russell pleased to support the growth of liquid alternative funds with a new index
– New reference benchmark used for the launch of the Vanguard Alternative Strategies Fund

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Three Changes to STI after Semi-Annual Review

 

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), Singapore Exchange (SGX) and FTSE Russell announce today that UOL Group, Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings and SATS will replace Jardine Matheson Holdings, Jardine Strategic Holdings and Olam International as constituents of the Straits Times Index (STI) following the conclusion of the semi-annual review.

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FTSE UK Index Series Quarterly Review September 2015


– Berkeley Group Holdings to join FTSE 100
– Weir Group to enter FTSE 250 in rebalance

FTSE Russell, the global index provider, confirms today that Berkeley Group Holdings will be joining the FTSE 100 Index. In the rebalance, Weir Group will leave the UK’s leading index and enter the FTSE 250 Index.

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FTSE China Index Series Quarterly Review- Sept 15

 

– Four additions to the FTSE China A50 Index in this review period
– Two additions to the FTSE China 50 Index

FTSE Russell has today announced the results of the FTSE China Index Series quarterly review.

The full FTSE China Index Series is reviewed in accordance with the index ground rules.

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