The Office for National Statistics is to launch an additional measure of consumer prices inflation which includes housing costs.
Helen Fowler finds a flurry of activity in alternative indices over the past year reflects how these strategies are becoming much more mainstream
Global Pensions talks to David Morris of GWA about fundamental indexing
AMERICAS- S&P Indices has launched its first in a series of indices designed to measure the performance of the Chilean, Columbian and Peruvian stock exchanges.
The FTSE 100 dipped to a low of 4971.46 at 9:34 this morning, before beginning a period of steady growth through the morning - ending slightly up by 12:30.
MSCI has launched a range of 25 new ESG indices developed specifically for pension funds and other institutional investors.
GLOBAL - MSCI has launched a range of 25 new ESG indices developed specifically for pension funds and other institutional investors.
Access to new flexible drawdown pensions will be restricted to people with a lifetime pension income of a minimum of £20,000 a year, the Treasury says.
Developing environmental investment strategies: growth opportunities and managing climate change risk
Disruptions to the world economy brought about by climate change and other environmental drivers present a range of opportunities and threats for investors.
Poor old President Sarkozy. Talk about being caught between a rock and a hard place.
Christopher Woods of FTSE Group discusses the advantages of market cap indices and what they can offer investors
GLOBAL - Nearly 18% of our respondents said they have tried recently to move their passive assets away from market-cap weighted indices.
PensionDCisions and FTSE Group have teamed up to created the first objective benchmark for the UK's defined contribution pensions market.
GLOBAL - Only 22.2% of the respondents of the Global Pensions 100 Panel said they are using fundamental indexing in their portfolios.
Towers Watson has started recommending its clients invest up to half of their passive assets in fundamental indices.
EMERGING MARKETS - Fundamentally weighted indices perform better in emerging markets than capitalisation weighted indices, according to Research Affiliates chief investment officer Jason Hsu.
Is there beta in currency? If so, will the creation of a currency index series, the FTSE Currency Forward Rate Bias (FRB) Index Series, help investors view currency as an asset class in its own right? Industry experts discuss the merits of currency as...
Sebastian Cheek reports on how indices are built to contend with varying market conditions
Sebastian Cheek reports on how indices are built in order to contend with the varying market conditions and the challenges looking forward
Global Pensions asked a panel of experts to discuss the growth of fundamental indices and how they are performing during the current economic climate
GLOBAL - Thomson Reuters has unveiled a range of 800 indices covering global markets - benchmarking specific countries and sectors on which investment vehicles such as exchange traded funds can be based.
Thomson Reuters has unveiled a range of 800 indices covering global markets to help benchmark specific countries and sectors on which investment vehicles such as exchange traded funds can be based.
GLOBAL - FTSE Group has added 33 companies and removed 15 firms from its FTSE4Good index following a semi-annual review.
FTSE Group has added 33 companies and removed 15 firms from its FTSE4Good index following a semi-annual review.