Research & Insights
The earth is flat... or so it was believed, until sometime after 500 B.C. Until then, explorers dared not venture too far, for fear of reaching the physical limits of the planet and... falling off. It’s easy to imagine how constrained the world must have seemed to those who held this view. Equity indexing, too, has had its own “flat earth” period, when the global opportunity set seemed to be limited to the largest stocks from a select number of large countries.
The January 2018 report provides recent insights on the China Bond market including performance of the FTSE Russell China Bond Indexes.
FTSE Russell today confirmed that smart beta strategies are becoming a growing part of the asset allocation schemes of US-, UK- and Canada-based financial advisors. However, implementation of these strategies is still evolving and advisors are keen to better understand how they can use smart beta to its full potential.
FTSE Russell, the global index and data provider, is delighted to announce that Seiji Ishii has been appointed Managing Director, Japan. In this role he will be responsible for managing client relationships and spearheading business development in the Japan market. He will work closely with FTSE Russell’s Research, Marketing, Partnerships, Client Services and Custom Solutions teams to ensure that FTSE Russell meets the needs of clients including asset managers and asset owners.