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Fourth annual FTSE Russell global Institutional Smart Beta Survey marks peak in adoption and rising ESG interest

FTSE Russell today confirmed a new high in global smart beta index adoption and continued strong interest in smart sustainability and multi-factor indexes from global institutional asset owners.

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FTSE Russell推出 富时中国A股自由流通指数(含多条指数)

  • 正式推出经自由流通量调整的中国A股自由流通指数(含多条指数)
  • 应中国本地投资者的需求而设计
  • 全面覆盖中国A股市场,具代表性的基准指数
  • 涵盖上海及深圳证券交易所的上市股票,包括深圳创业板*
  • FTSE Russell的各类中国指数获得国际投资者广泛认同,被视为中国股市的主要基准

FTSE Russell今天推出一套专为中国本地投资者而设的富时中国A股自由流通指数(FTSE China A Free Indexes)**。这些指数是富时为国际投资者所设计的富时中国A股指数(FTSE China A Indexes)的中国本地版本。展望未来,富时中国A股指数最终将获纳入FTSE Russell的全球指数系列。

与富时中国A股指数相似,富时中国A股自由流通指数全面覆盖中国A股市场,是一项具代表性的基准指数,用以反映上海及深圳证券交易所包括创业板的上市股票的表现。不过,富时中国A股自由流通指数只用自由流通量来确定权重,无需考虑境外投资者持股比例限制,因此能够为中国本地投资者准确反映中国A股市场的情况。

截至2017年4月27日,涵盖大、中、小盘的富时中国A股自由流通全盘指数共有1,912只成份股,可投资市值为2.3万亿美元。

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FTSE Russell launches FTSE China A Free Indexes

FTSE Russell has today launched the FTSE China A Free Indexes** in response to demand from mainland Chinese investors for a domestic version of the FTSE China A Indexes, which will eventually be included in FTSE Russell’s global indexes.

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FTSE Russell launches new Global Sector Indexes hedged to Canadian dollar

FTSE Russell announces the launch of four new benchmarks within the Russell Global Indexes. The Russell Developed Large Cap 100% Hedged to CAD indices are designed for Canadian market participants and capture specific global sector exposures.

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FTSE Russell launches £SONET

FTSE Russell is delighted to announce the launch of £SONET (Sterling Secured Overnight Executed Transactions) following an industry-wide initiative to create a new secured reference rate for sterling overnight funds, in response to the Financial Stability Board’s July 2014 recommendations on the reform of major interest rate benchmarks. £SONET has been developed by FTSE Russell and London Stock Exchange Group, in partnership with Euroclear and leading inter-dealer brokers.

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Nikko AM-Straits Trading launches new ETF tracking FTSE Asia REITs Index

FTSE Russell, the global index and data provider, announces it has licenced its FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Asia ex Japan REITs* Index to Nikko AM. Nikko AM, in partnership with Straits Trading, have today launched their new Nikko AM-Straits Trading Asia ex Japan REIT ETF on Singapore Exchange (SGX). The ETF is the first to be tracking this FTSE index.

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Index derivatives expert Sean Smith joins FTSE Russell

FTSE Russell, the global index and data provider, announces that Sean Smith has joined the firm as Managing Director of Derivatives Licenses, to lead the company’s efforts to further expand its options and futures business.

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FTSE Russell ESG Ratings data model selected by KPMG AZSA Sustainability

FTSE Russell today announces that its ESG Ratings data model has been selected by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co. Ltd, a member firm of KPMG Japan, to enhance their ESG communication services with Japanese companies. FTSE Russell launched its new ESG Ratings data model, which provides underlying environmental, social and governance data on more than 4,100 companies across more than 300 indicators, in December 2016.

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New FTSE ST indexes capture Singapore’s consumer goods and services sector

FTSE Russell, the global index and data provider, announces the launch of two new indexes tracking firms operating in the consumer goods and services index and listed on Singapore Exchange (SGX). The FTSE ST Consumer Goods & Services Index comprises the constituents in either the Consumer Goods or the Consumer Services Industries (ICB code 3000 or 5000) under the FTSE ST All-Share Index. The FTSE ST Consumer Goods & Services Liquid 20 Index comprises the most liquid stocks in the sector.

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FTSE Russell announces schedule for annual Russell US Index reconstitution

FTSE Russell, the global index provider, today announced the 2017 schedule for the annual reconstitution of its Russell US Indexes. The reconstitution process, closely watched by market participants, is designed to capture and reflect market shifts that have occurred in the past year to ensure investors continue to have the most accurate US equity market benchmarks.

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