FTSE, Xinhua in pact to launch benchmark index for China

The 50:50 joint venture plans to launch a series of indices for foreign and domestic investors of derivatives, index funds and exchange traded funds in China.

Global index provider FTSE has recently formed a joint venture with Xinhua Financial News, a newsagency under the Chinese government, to create a series of indices tracking the Chinese stock market by March 2001. Called FTSEXinhua Index Limited FXIL, the 5050 joint venture company is hopeful that its new indices will be used as performance benchmarks for overseas derivative traders, index fund managersĀ and exchange traded funds investing in the Chinese market.

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