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FTSE Russell new “Smart Sustainability” index launched and selected for LGIM Future World Fund

FTSE Russell, the global index provider, announces the creation of a new index, the FTSE All-World Ex CW Climate Balanced Factor Index. It is the first FTSE Russell index to combine a smart beta factor approach alongside climate change considerations building on FTSE Russell’s strong track record in ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) benchmarks, data and analytics.

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Amundi launches new ETF benchmarked to FTSE China A50 index

FTSE Russell, the global index and data provider, announces it has licenced its FTSE China A50 index to Amundi, who launched today its new Amundi FTSE China A50 Index ETF on Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

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Tradeweb and FTSE Russell named as providers of Gilt and Treasury Bill end-of-day reference pricing by the UK Treasury

Tradeweb Markets, the leading global marketplace for electronic fixed income, derivatives and ETF trading, and FTSE Russell, the global index provider, today welcomed the decision by the UK Treasury naming Tradeweb and FTSE Russell as the joint future providers for end-of-day reference prices for Gilts and Treasury bills.

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FTSE Russell Develops New Policy Benchmarks for Afore XXI-Banorte

FTSE Russell, the global index and data provider, in partnership through its FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital Markets cooperation agreement with Proveedor Integral de Precios (PiP), the leading multi-national price vendor in Latin America, today announced the development of a new set of policy benchmarks for Afore XXI-Banorte, the largest pension fund in Mexico.

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FTSE Russell announces results of FTSE Annual Country Classification Review

FTSE Russell, the global index and data provider, today announces the results of the FTSE Annual Country Classification Review for 2016. FTSE Russell formally reviews country classifications within its FTSE Global Equity Index Series (FTSE GEIS) each September using a comprehensive, transparent and consistent methodology. This annual review incorporates ongoing country classification research and feedback from the independent FTSE Russell external advisory committees to designate markets as Developed, Advanced Emerging, Secondary Emerging or Frontier.

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TMB Asset Management selects FTSE Thailand Mid/Small Cap Minimum Variance Index

FTSE Russell, the global index and data provider, today announces that TMB Asset Management, one of Thailand’s largest fund houses, has chosen the FTSE Thailand Mid/Small Cap Minimum Variance Index for their first index fund tracking Thailand’s mid and small cap companies. 

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LSEG announces new appointment for Information Services division

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) today announces the appointment of Waqas Samad as CEO of Fixed Income & Multi-Asset Benchmarks for the Group’s Information Services division.

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FTSE China Index Series Quarterly Review

FTSE Russell has today announced the results of the FTSE China Index Series quarterly review. Greenland Holdings were added to the FTSE China A50 Index and, as a result, Inner Monglian Baotou Steel Union will be deleted from the FTSE China A50 Index. There were no changes to the FTSE China 50 Index in this review period.

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Straits Times Index (STI) quarterly review

FTSE Russell announces that there will be one change to the constituents of the Straits Times Index, following the September quarterly review. Jardine Matheson Holdings will be added to the Index, while Sembcorp Marine will be removed.

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FTSE Russell & O’Shares Celebrate First Year of Innovation


FTSE Russell, a leading global index provider, and O’Shares Investments today announced the one year anniversary of their collaboration. In the past year, O’Shares has introduced a new suite of exchange traded funds (ETFs) based on innovative new multi-factor indexes from FTSE Russell.

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