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Kenneth Froot, State Street

Global Investor Confidence down in November by 1.0 point to 97.1

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 16:37

The State Street Investor Confidence Index (ICI) for November 2017 decreased to 97.1, down 1.0 point from October’s revised reading of 98.1. »

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Hang Seng Indexes launches three Stock Connect Hong Kong Indexes

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 16:25

Hang Seng Indexes Company has launched three indexes specifically designed for the southbound trading link of the Stock Connect Scheme. »

Ken Froot, State Street

Global investor confidence hits six-month low

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:42

The State Street Global Investor Confidence Index decreased to 96.9 in October, down 7.5 points from September’s revised reading of 104.4. »

Steve Dicker, PwC

UK pension deficit drops by GBP50bn in October, says PwC’s Skyval Index

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 09:55

New figures released today from PwC’s Skyval Index show the deficit of defined benefit (DB) pension funds dropped by GBP50 billion to GBP410 billion at the end of October 2017. »

Sang Hwan An, KRX

IHS Markit and KRX launch two Korean stock indices based on dividend forecasting metrics

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 10:11

IHS Markit, a specialist in critical information, analytics and solutions, has launched two new stock indices – KRX-IHS Markit KOSPI 200 Dividend Forecast Yield Top 30 and KRX-IHS Markit KOSPI 200 Dividend Forecast Growth Top 30 – in alliance with Korea Exchange (KRX). »

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Hang Seng licenses Composite MidCap Index as basis for GF Fund listed open-end fund

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 09:00

Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited (Hang Seng Indexes) has licensed the Hang Seng Composite MidCap Index (HSMI) to GF Fund Management Co (GF Fund) to serve as the underlying index for the creation of a listed open-ended fund (LOF). »

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New Crypto Currency Index tracks crypto currency marketplace

Mon, 16/10/2017 - 18:20

A team of prizewinning mathematics PhDs, quantitative analysts and traders, led by Igor Rivin, Professor of Mathematics at Temple University, and Carlo Scevola, economist and investor, director of Hermes Asset Management, have launched the Crypto Currency Index (CCI30), a new benchmark for cryptocurrencies. »

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ERI Scientific Beta launches integrated Long/Short offering

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 19:36

ERI Scientific Beta, the smart beta index provider, has launched a long/short equity market neutral index, the Scientific Beta Developed Multi-Beta Multi-Strategy Managed Volatility L/S Equity Market Neutral Index (x3.5). »

Kenneth Froot, State Street

Global Investor Confidence Index down by 2.4 points in September to 104.4

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 14:58

The Global State Street Investor Confidence Index decreased to 104.4 in September, down 2.4 points from August’s revised reading of 106.8. »

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SGX Index Edge launches SGX Iron Ore Futures Indices

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 18:34

Singapore Exchange (SGX) has launched of SGX Iron Ore Futures Indices, a suite of inverse and leveraged indices calculated off the SGX TSI Iron Ore CFR China (62 per cent Fe Fines) Index Futures. »

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