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FTSE Russell Confirms Compliance with IOSCO Principles

 

– Declaration embraces and endorses IOSCO framework set forth in July 2013
– Statement underpins FTSE Russell’s strong governance, product quality and accountability

FTSE Russell, the global index provider, today announces it has published its Statement of Compliance with the recommendations made by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), as laid out in the Principles for Financial Benchmarks and published in July 2013 (the IOSCO Principles).

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FTSE Russell Introduces New US Quality Dividend Index

 

– Expands FTSE Global Factor Index Series to US equity markets
– Responds to investor demand for more efficient ways to combine factor exposures
– O’Shares to use index as the basis for new suite of ETFs

Leading global index provider FTSE Russell today announced the launch of the FTSE US Qual / Vol / Yield Factor Index. The Index represents an expansion of the FTSE Global Factor Index Series and reflects specific factor characteristics - quality, low volatility and yield – for U.S. large- and mid-cap companies.

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FTSE Ratings Licensed for First Malaysian ESG Fund


– Malaysian ESG Opportunity Fund launched by VCAP Asset Managers
– Builds on existing FTSE Russell relationship with Bursa Malaysia
– Reflects growing momentum around ESG globally

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FTSE Ratings Licensed for First Malaysian ESG Fund

FTSE Russell, the global index provider, has announced that the FTSE Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Ratings have been licensed by Malaysia’s first ESG fund. The regional ESG Ratings were developed last year in partnership with Bursa Malaysia. The Malaysian ESG Opportunity Fund has been launched by VCAP Asset Managers Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of ValueCap Sdn Bhd. 

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FTSE Russell Announces Preliminary Lists for 2015 Russell Indexes Reconstitution


– Third consecutive high breakpoint between U.S. small- and large-cap
 Healthcare, Technology and Consumer Discretionary sectors led U.S.
 Apple easily retains top slot, nearly twice the size of #2 Microsoft

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FTSE4Good Semi-Annual Review June 2015


– 30 new companies added to the index series
– USA has seven new companies; France has six
– Nine industrials companies added, making it sector with most new entrants

FTSE Russell, the global index provider, today announces changes following the June 2015 FTSE4Good Index Series and ESG ratings semi-annual review.

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FTSE SET Index Series June Semi-annual Review


– One addition and one deletion to FTSE SET Large Cap Index
– Twelve additions to the FTSE SET Mid-Cap Index
– Eighteen additions to the FTSE SET Shariah Index

FTSE Russell and the Stock Exchange of Thailand (“SET”) announce today that Bumrungrad Hospital is to be added to, and BEC World is to be deleted from, the FTSE SET Large Cap Index following the semi-annual review of the FTSE SET Index Series
The FTSE SET Index Series is reviewed semi-annually in accordance with the index ground rules.

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No Changes to Straits Times Index after Quarterly Review

 

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), Singapore Exchange (SGX) and FTSE Russell announce today that constituents of the Straits Times Index (STI) will remain unchanged following the conclusion of its quarterly review.

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FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI June Semi-Annual Review

FTSE Russell and Bursa Malaysia Berhad (Bursa Malaysia) announce that Westports Holdings will replace Felda Global Ventures Holdings in the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI, following the semi-annual review of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Index Series today. 

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FTSE Russell and Johannesburg Stock Exchange Announce ESG Partnership


– Builds on the successful, long standing FTSE JSE partnership
– Both businesses are pioneers in the provision of ESG benchmarks 
– Reflects growing momentum on ESG from exchanges globally

FTSE Russell, the global index provider, has announced it is working with Johannesburg Stock Exchange (“JSE”), Africa’s largest exchange, to develop a new environmental, social and governance (ESG) index series.

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