MSCI, S&P Indices and FTSE today announce the creation of the first ever trade association for the index industry. The Index Industry Association (IIA) will form an official, representative body for the global index industry, with a remit that includes educating investors on the attributes and role of indices within the investment process and advocating the interests of index users and providers worldwide.
London Stock Exchange Group plc ("LSEG") today confirms that it has completed the acquisition of the 50 per cent stake in FTSE International Limited ("FTSE") that it does not already own, from Pearson plc, on the terms announced on 12 December.
The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has agreed a £450 million cash deal to buy the 50% stake in FTSE International it does not already own from publisher Pearson.
FTSE Group ("FTSE"), the award-winning global index provider, today announced that it is increasing online access to FTSE's Monthly Index Reviews as part of the development of a range of index data services and portfolio analytics designed to empower investors to make faster, better informed decisions through the provision of comprehensive analytical insight into global markets and the indices offered by FTSE.
FTSE has today acquired full ownership of ICB, the global standard for sector classification, buying out Dow Jones Indexes' 50% interest in the joint product initiative.
FTSE Group ("FTSE"), the award winning index provider, today becomes the first global index provider to deliver streaming real-time index values direct to users, through an iPhone application - "FTSE APP".
Kalahari, a global provider of real-time price discovery, analytics and publishing solutions, is proud to announce that the FTSE Group ("FTSE"), is using Kalahari's kACE2 technology to calculate and publish a range of its indices in truly real-time.
Caplin Systems is proud to announce that FTSE Group ("FTSE"), has chosen Caplin's real-time technology, to speed up the calculation and publication of a range of its index values, to a truly real time service.
FTSE Group ("FTSE"), the award-winning global index provider, and the Stock Exchange of Thailand ("SET"), announce that the SET Large Cap Index is being upgraded to provide the Thai market with the first truly real time index service. From today, the FTSE SET Large Cap Index will be delivered on a streaming, intra-second basis, rather than the standard 15 second tick dissemination for real time indices.
FTSE Group (FTSE), the award winning global index provider, today announces the launch of the new FTSE CDP Carbon Strategy Index Series, jointly developed with the Carbon Disclosure Project which acts on behalf of over 500 institutional investors globally and ENDS Carbon, the leading provider of carbon performance benchmarking and ratings.
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