Tag: FTSE Russell

November 30, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Indian Power Finance Corp launches new International Bond in LSE

London Stock Exchange informed that it has welcomed the listing of Indian Power Finance Corporation’s (PFC) first international bond in almost two decades. The ten-year dated green bond raised $400 million, paying a 3.75 per cent semi-annual coupon and listed on London Stock Exchange’s new International Securities Market. PFC will use the proceeds of the…

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November 09, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Samsung launches the first Russell 2000 ETF in Korea

FTSE Russell, the global index and data provider, announced the licensing of the Russell 2000® Index to Samsung Asset Management Company Limited as the basis of the first ETF in Korea to allow investors to gain exposure to the US small cap segment. The Samsung KODEX US Russell 2000 ETF (H) listed on Korea Exchange…

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September 06, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

FTSE Russell announces enhancements to its industry classification benchmark (ICB)

FTSE Russell, a global multi-asset index, data and analytics provider, has announced structural updates to its Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB), a globally recognised standard, operated and managed by FTSE Russell for categorising companies and securities. The enhancements result from the recent Market Consultation to align ICB with current industry practices and incorporate features from the…

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July 28, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

FTSE Russell confirms compliance with IOSCO Principles

FTSE Russell announced that it has published its latest annual Statement of Compliance with the recommendations made by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), as laid out in the Principles for Financial Benchmarks published in July 2013 (the IOSCO Principles). The IOSCO Principles aim to promote the reliability of benchmarks addressing issues surrounding governance;…

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March 17, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

CME Group Index Derivatives Expert Sean Smith joins FTSE Russell

FTSE Russell, the global index and data provider, announced 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. Dozens of FTSE Russell indexes are used as the underlying benchmarks for options, futures and OTC cleared derivative products. Indexes…

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