Teldar Paper was the fictional target of a hostile takeover by corporate raider Gordon Gekko in the now classic 1987 movie Wall Street. In the 30 years since the movie debuted, the paper industry has undergone major reorganization and consolidation of the sort that would have proven Gekko a visionary.
“A leopard can’t change its spots,” is an old saying rooted in the belief that a person’s core character doesn’t change over time. The same cannot be said of the markets, public companies or investment strategies, which is why the Russell Style Indexes have become such powerful tools for portfolio measurement and construction.
The behavior of the price differential between A-shares and H-shares of dual-listed companies will be studied in this article for the sample period from 2006- 2017. This paper discusses whether a share class selection mechanism applied to a universe of Chinese stocks can deliver a superior return/risk reward outcome compared to a market-capitalization weighted China A-shares benchmark.
Equal weight indexes are the simplest type of alternatively-weighted index. By comparison to the standard index construction method of capitalization weighting, an equal weight index is indifferent to a stock's market value.
The fourth quarter reaction of the Russell 2000 Index’s Financial Services Sector to Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States suggests that the market is anticipating another such period of enhanced profitability, particularly for banks.
New FTSE Nomura Carry and Roll Down (CaRD) World Government Bond Index Series launches
Meets investor demand for a fixed income “Carry” factor-based index for sovereign debt
FTSE Russell partners with Nomura Securities to develop series
Select Japanese pensions first to adopt series with over USD 1bn allocation into index-tracking funds
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FTSE Russell today introduced the FTSE Market Based Allocation Index Series. The new series initially comprises five indexes designed for use by the US wealth management and financial advisory community and other multi-asset investors, bridging a gap in index coverage for this important and growing market and demonstrating FTSE Russell’s continued expansion of its multi-asset capabilities.
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