The BPI Philippine Infrastructure Equity Index
Fund and the BPI Philippine Consumer Equity Index
Fund have both breached the R1-billion mark, making them two of the fastest growing index funds in the country.
MSCI Inc, a leading provider of portfolio construction and risk management tools for global investors, announced that it has appointed Jana Haines to Head of Equity Index
Products for the Americas.
Northern Trust's FGR passive indexing fund family includes Northern Trust Europe Equity Index
UCITS FGR Fund, which seeks to match the risk and return of the MSCI Europe Index and is aimed at investors seeking diversified equity exposure in Europe; Northern Trust North America Equity Index
UCITS FGR Fund, aimed at investors seeking diversified equity exposure in North America; and the Northern Trust Developed Real Estate Index UCITS FGR Fund, which seeks to match the risk and return of the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index, and offers diversified listed real estate equity exposure in developed markets across North America, Europe and Asia.
The EUR10m 12-year structured World Bank Green Bond is linked to the performance of the Ethical Europe Equity Index
, which is managed by Solactive and which chooses eligible sustainable companies for inclusion based on analysis by Vigeo and Forum Ethibel.
French provider of financial services BNP Paribas on Friday revealed that it has launched the first World Bank Green Bond linked to an equity index
made up entirely of companies chosen on the basis of their corporate sustainability ratings.
The AFL-CIO Equity Index
Fund, a collective investment fund available to qualified pension plans, today announced it has grown to more than $4 billion in investment commitments by union, Taft-Hartley and public employee pension plans since its inception in 2011.
UAE will be included in the FTSE Global Equity Index
Series as a Secondary Emerging Market, according to a statement.
Malta will be added to the FTSE Global Equity Index
Series as a frontier market in September 2010, it said, while the UAE got the status on the FTSE Global Equity Index
Series as a secondary emerging market.
Amendments would be made to the insurance law in relation to annuity contracts with an equity index
amount under legislation that has passed both houses and been sent to the Governor.
FTSE Group ("FTSE"), the global index company, and Yasaar Research (Yasaar) today launched the FTSE Shariah Global Equity Index
Series, with the launch of 96 new Shariah compliant indices, including the FTSE Shariah Developed Index Series, the FTSE Shariah Emerging Index Series; the FTSE Shariah All-World Index Series; and FTSE Shariah Multinationals 150 Index.
For example, Vanguard and Fidelity Equity Index
funds posted gains of around 16.