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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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New Green Revenues model from FTSE Russell tracks global transition to a green economy

FTSE Russell, the global index and data provider, today announced the launch of its LCE data model, which measures the green revenues of 13,400 public companies, representing 98.5% of total global market capitalization. Revenues from a broad range of large, mid and small capitalization companies in 48 developed and emerging markets are mapped to 60 new green industrial subsectors, with FTSE Russell assigning each company in the model a low carbon industrial indicator (LOWCII) factor, representing the ratio of its green revenues to its total revenues.

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FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI June semi-annual review

FTSE Russell announce that there will be one change to the constituents of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI, following the semi-annual review of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Index Series today. Hap Seng Consolidated will be added to the index with UMW Holdings being deleted.

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Straits Times Index (STI) quarterly review

FTSE Russell announces that there will be no changes to the constituents of the Straits Times Index, following the June quarterly review.

The STI reserve list, comprising the five highest ranking non-constituents of the STI by market capitalisation, will be (in order of size) Suntec REIT, Singapore Post Ltd, Neptune Orient Lines, Keppel REIT and Mapeltree Commercial Trust. Companies on the reserve list will replace any constituents that become ineligible as a result of corporate actions, before the next review.  A full list of STI constituents can be found on the website: here  


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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. Wuliangye Yibin and Guangzhou Automobile Group were added to the FTSE China A50 Index and Sinopharm Group was added to the FTSE China 50 Index. As a result, China United Network Communications and Power Construction Corporation of China will be deleted from the FTSE China A50 Index and Sinopec Oilfield Service will be deleted from the FTSE China 50 Index.

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FTSE UK Index Series Quarterly Review June 2016

FTSE Russell, the global index provider, confirms today that Hikma Pharmaceuticals will be joining the FTSE 100 Index. In the rebalance, Inmarsat will enter the FTSE 250 Index.

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Third annual FTSE Russell survey signals smart beta turning point for asset owners

FTSE Russell today confirmed a turning point in the consideration and implementation of smart beta indexes among global institutional asset owners. According to its third annual global institutional market survey – Smart Beta: 2016 Global Survey Findings from Asset Owners – FTSE Russell confirms that the percentage of asset owners currently evaluating smart beta has doubled from 15% at the first survey in 2014 to 36% in 2016, and 62% of asset owners with an existing smart beta allocation are now evaluating additional allocations. The strongest growth in smart beta adoption is among asset owners with less than $1 billion in assets.

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