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2014-09-11 12:23:41

New Index is a Factor Weighted, Broad-Market Commodity Index with a Modified Roll NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), one of the world's leading providers of financial market indices, and Research Affiliates, a global leader in innovative indexing and asset allocation strategies, announced today the launch of the Dow Jones RAFI Commodity Index. The Index offers a factor based approach that uses signals intended to generate outperformance,...

2014-09-11 12:22:26

- Abbott Achieved Top Industry Scores for Economic and Social Performance ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Abbott (NYSE: ABT) was named the leading company in its industry by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), one of the most prestigious global benchmarks for corporate responsibility and sustainability. As the Industry Group Leader in Health Care Equipment & Services, Abbott was one of only 24 companies selected for...

2014-07-30 20:22:14

NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announces the treatment of a stock dividend for S&P 500 constituent Discovery Communications Inc. (NASD: DISCA): -- Discovery Communications is paying a stock dividend of 1 share of Class C (NASD: DISCK) for each outstanding share of Class A (DISCA) and Class B (DISCB) and Class C. For index purposes, S&P Dow Jones Indices will add the Class C share line to the S&P 500 effective...

2014-07-21 08:30:57

- Agreement in Principle Paves Way for Greater Collaboration Between Both Parties NEW YORK and MEXICO CITY, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), one of the world's leading providers of financial market indices, today announced that it has reached an agreement in principle with the Mexican Stock Exchange (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, BMV) to license all of the BMV indices including their flagship index, IPC (Indice de Precios y Cotizaciones) -...

2014-05-13 12:27:31

Index Provider Launches 14 New Equity Indices Covering Africa JOHANNESBURG, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices (SPDJI) announced today that it has launched the deepest and most extensive suite of African equity indices currently available to investors. Fourteen (14) new equity indices covering thirteen (13) African markets were launched today by SPDJI providing investors in Africa, as well as those outside, with a comprehensive offering of indices measuring the performance...

2014-05-07 12:25:25

BOGOTA, Colombia, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing its hallmark traits of integrity, transparency, and independence to the Colombian financial markets, S&P Dow Jones Indices - one of the world's leading index providers and home to the iconic S&P 500® and Dow Jones Industrial Average(TM) - announced today the launch of the S&P Colombia Select Index. The S&P Colombia Select Index is designed to provide investors with a means of measuring the largest and most...

2014-02-18 12:26:29

Two Cities Saw Default Rates Decrease in January 2014 NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through January 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a comprehensive measure of changes in consumer credit defaults, showed decline in national default rates during the month. The national composite posted 1.34% in January, a marginal decline from 1.35% in December. The first mortgage default rate was...

2014-02-11 12:23:07

Index Provider Licenses Grindrod Bank for Potential ETF Development JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today the launch of nine (9) new indices covering the South African equity market, headlined by the launch of the S&P South Africa Composite - an index which measures the performance of companies actively traded and listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). The S&P South Africa Composite, which covers both foreign domiciled and...

2014-01-27 12:24:02

S&P/TWSE Taiwan Low Volatility High Dividend Index Launched TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices, one of the world's leading providers of financial market indices, today announced the signing of a strategic agreement with the Taiwan Stock Exchange ("TWSE") and the launch of the S&P/TWSE Taiwan Low Volatility High Dividend Index. The strategic agreement between S&P Dow Jones Indices and the Taiwan Stock Exchange will bring both parties to a...


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