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FTSE Russell China Bond Research Report Q4 2017

The January 2018 report provides recent insights on the China Bond market including performance of the FTSE Russell China Bond Indexes.

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Indexing the world

As the global investment landscape has evolved over time, so has FTSE GEIS through our global perspective and dedicated governance process. Today, FTSE GEIS provides investors with accurate, comprehensive coverage of global equity markets using an approach to index construction that is objective, transparent and reliable.

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Making a better benchmark: A practical guide to effective market representation

Three principles are outlined as essential to an index’s ability to effectively represent a market or market segment. Indexes that ignore these principles can undermine an index-tracking portfolio’s intended market exposure and risk/return profile.

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Smart beta: 2017 global survey findings from asset owners

Recently, a major shift has been observed among asset owners who once took a “tokenistic” approach toward environmental, social and governance (ESG) and are now looking to integrate it into core investment strategies.

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FTSE Country Classification Process

This paper describes the FTSE country classification process which is designed to be transparent and evidence-driven.

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Clear Path Analysis Report: Sustainable smart beta investing for institutional investors

Recently, a major shift has been observed among asset owners who once took a “tokenistic” approach toward environmental, social and governance (ESG) and are now looking to integrate it into core investment strategies.

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FTSE Saudi Arabia Inclusion Index Series: Your keys to the kingdom

FTSE Russell has launched the FTSE Saudi Arabia Inclusion Index Series, a comprehensive series of global, regional and country-level indexes which can be used as a transitional tool in preparation for the potential inclusion of Saudi Arabia in the widely-followed FTSE Global Equity Index Series.

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FTSE Russell China Bond Research Report Q3 2017

The October 2017 report provides recent insights on the China Bond market including performance of the FTSE Russell China Bond Indexes.

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The Russell 1000 Pure Domestic Exposure Index: Targeted exposure to US economic growth

By selecting only those stocks that are both domiciled within the US and also do most of their business within the US, the Russell 1000 Pure Domestic Exposure Index connects directly to the engines of US economic growth.

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Passive Aggressive: Is ESG integration into passive becoming the new norm?

The world of index-based investing is in flux as ESG integration into passive is on course to become the norm for new mandates. In the last year there has been a quiet revolution taking place as asset owners have been moving to integrate ESG into index designs for new mandates on core passive portfolios.

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