Media Information. FTSE Paper on Country Classification hits right note with investors. No Changes to country status to take effect in 2004. Shadow Indexes to be introduced in March 2005. Hong Kong / New York / London, 24 March 2004: - FTSE, the global index company, today unveiled the results of its public consultation on the treatment of countries within global benchmarks. The exercise revealed widespread support for FTSE’s proposals for more transparent, objective and consistent treatment of
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