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Russell/Nomura Total Market Index adds 140 new firms in annual reconstitution

FTSE Russell, the global index provider, and Nomura Securities Co., Ltd., today announced that 140 new stocks were added to the Russell/Nomura Total Market Index, which captures 98% of the float-adjusted market capitalization of the Japanese equity market, as part of the annual reconstitution process on November 21. The new membership list for the indexes was posted on the FTSE Russell website.

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LSEG to acquire Mergent Inc.

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) today announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the issued share capital of Mergent’s holding company (the “Transaction”). The Mergent business will form part of LSEG’s Information Services Division, which includes FTSE Russell, a global leader in indexes, and a range of real time and reference data products, such as SEDOL, UnaVista and RNS.

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XIE Shares launches new ETF tracking FTSE Gold Mines Index

FTSE Russell, the global index and data provider, announces it has licensed its FTSE Gold Mines Index to XIE Shares, who launched today its new XIE Shares FTSE Gold Miners ETF on Hong Kong Stock Exchange. XIE Shares is the exchange traded funds (ETF) business of Enhanced Investment Products (EIP) Limited.

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FTSE Russell and State Bank of India partner to create Indian bond index series

FTSE Russell, London Stock Exchange Group’s global index and data provider, today announces that FTSE Russell and State Bank of India (SBI) are working closely to create the FTSE TMX SBI India Index Series. The announcement follows the signing of a letter of intent between the two parties last year. The index series will give market participants from India, the UK and internationally the tools they need to analyse India’s bond market.

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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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