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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...

2013-12-17 12:23:04

Three Cities Saw Default Rates Decrease in November 2013 NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through November 2013, 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 stability in national default rates during the month. The national composite was 1.37% in November, a slight decrease from 1.38% in October. The first mortgage default rate was...

2013-10-15 12:27:35

Three Cities Saw Default Rates Decreased in September 2013 NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through September 2013, 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 increase in national default rates during the month. The national composite was 1.38% in September, slightly up from 1.34% posted in August. The first mortgage default rate...

2013-09-23 16:21:43

HOUSTON, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE) has been named to the 2013 CDP Global 500 and S&P 500 Climate Disclosure and Performance Leadership Indexes. Spectra Energy is the only energy company to be recognized on this year's CDP S&P 500 Climate Performance Leadership Index (CPLI).This is the sixth consecutive year that the company has been recognized by the CDP and named to one or more of its leadership indexes. (Logo:...

2013-09-16 12:20:40

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX (NYSE:CSX) today announced that the company was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the third consecutive year. CSX is among three transportation companies recognized by the index for leadership in sustainable business practices. "At CSX, our commitment to sustainable growth is a key driver of our success," said Michael J. Ward, chairman, president and chief executive officer. "We strive to...

2013-09-13 12:21:26

CHICAGO, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rexam, the global consumer packaging company, was recently selected to join the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index (DJSI). Members of the DJSI represent leading sustainability companies around the world and Rexam is one of an exclusive group of five companies within the containers and packaging sector chosen for the 2013 Index. This follows Rexam's recent 'gold' (top award) rating by Ecovadis, a comprehensive system used by...

2013-09-12 12:29:34

- Abbott Secured Highest Overall Score in its Industry Sector, More Than Doubling the Average Industry Score ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that it was named an Industry Group Leader in the 2013 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), one of the most prestigious benchmarks for worldwide corporate sustainability. As the leader in the Health Care Equipment & Services industry group, Abbott was one of only 24 companies...

2013-05-29 12:23:26

LONDON, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today the launch of the S&P Nordic Low Volatility Index which seeks to measure the performance of the 30 least volatile stocks in the S&P Nordic Broad Market Index (BMI). The countries included in the S&P Nordic BMI are Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden. The Index launch expands the widely recognized S&P Low Volatility Index family which includes the S&P 500 Low Volatility Index and the S&P...