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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. »

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S&P Dow Jones Indices debuts carbon metrics on indices

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 10:53

S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&PDJI) is now publishing carbon metrics on the majority of its equity indices, including the S&P Global 1200, S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and environmentally-focused indices including S&P Global 1200 Carbon Efficient Index Family and S&P Global 1200 Fossil Fuel Free Index Family. »

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Barclays announces successor index to Barclays Global Carbon Index Total Return

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:56

Barclays Bank PLC, as index sponsor of the Barclays Global Carbon Index Total Return – the underlying index for the iPath Global Carbon ETN – has announced that the index will be retired effective 27 October, 2017. »

Lynn Martin, ICE Data Services

ICE completes acquisition of Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Global Research index platform

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 10:24

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), an operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, has completed its acquisition of the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research division’s fixed income index platform, which will become part of ICE Data Services. »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Barclay CTA Index down 0.72 per cent in September

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 10:23

Managed futures trades fell back after two previous months of gains, losing 0.72 per cent in September, according to the flash estimate for the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

Jason Schwarz, Wilshire

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index up 0.32 per cent in September

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 10:05

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned 0.32 per cent in September, underperforming the 0.60 per cent return of the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index. »

Salvatore Bruno, IndexIQ

All six IndexIQ IQ Hedge indexes in positive territory in September

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 09:48

All six of IndexIQ’s IQ Hedge Indexes recorded positive performance in September. »

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Six out of seven MVIS Long/Short Equity Indices positive in September

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 15:06

All bar one of MV Index Solutions’s (MVIS) seven investable Long/Short Equity Indices recorded positive performance in September. »

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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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PEGAS launches ZTP monthly gas price index

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 09:14

As liquidity and market depth at the Belgian gas trading place ZTP continues to increase, pan-European gas trading platform PEGAS has launched a ZTP monthly price index. »


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