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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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FTSE Russell Confirms Compliance with IOSCO Principles, Noting Enhancements

FTSE Russell, a leading global index provider, today announced that it has published its annual Statement of Compliance with 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).   As with the previous statements, FTSE Russell has sought independent assurance from KPMG LLP.

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FTSE Russell develops new Index Series with Namibian Stock Exchange

FTSE Russell, the global index and data provider, today announces it will launch its new FTSE NSX Index Series on 1 July. FTSE Russell has calculated Namibian-focused indexes since 2002 but these were previously included in the broader FTSE JSE Index Series.

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Annual Russell US index reconstitution period begins with posting of projected additions & deletions

Today leading global index provider FTSE Russell posted its official preliminary lists of companies expected to enter or leave the US broad-market Russell 3000 Index and the Russell Microcap Index when the Russell indexes undergo their annual rebalance after US markets close on June 24. The lists of projected additions and deletions for the Russell indexes, including the Russell Global Index, are now available on the FTSE Russell website.

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FTSE4Good Semi-Annual Review June 2016

FTSE Russell, the global index provider, today announces changes following the June 2016 FTSE4Good Index Series and ESG ratings semi-annual review. 

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