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.
The information provider said this is the first time it has issued indices under its own brand. The range covers 44 countries and 18 regions, with an overlay of global, regional and country indices...
The government is set to remove stamp duty charges on purchases of shares in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).
The Office for National Statistics is to launch an additional measure of consumer prices inflation which includes housing costs.
Andrew Short investigates the reluctance of UK schemes to share other nations' enthusiasm for exchange-traded funds.
David Bower, head of UK iShares, lays out six questions investors should ask managers and consultants about ETFs.
EUROPE - iShares has launched a Europe-wide initiative to help professional investors identify structural risks and carry out due diligence on ETPs.