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  • Not All Equal Weight ETFs Are Created Equal
    Not All Equal Weight ETFs Are Created Equal FTSE Russell, PowerShares by Invesco, Choate Investment Advisors Recorded: Apr 27 2017 60 mins
    Equal weighting is one of the most intuitive and straight forward smart beta approaches, but not all equal weight indexes are built alike.

    Join Rolf Agather, Managing Director of Research & Innovation, FTSE Russell; John Feyerer, Director of Equity ETF Product Strategy, PowerShares by Invesco and Todd Millay, Managing Director, Choate Investment Advisors for an interactive webinar for professional investors on 27 April, 12 noon-1pm (Eastern) where we will discuss:
    •Equal weighting - stock, sector or country level?
    •Benefits of low beta screening
    •Live case study: How advisors are using equal-weight ETFs
    •The buy-side experience: lessons from adopting equal weight ETFs

    Please note this webinar is for financial professionals only.
  • Factor Indexing Explained: The Impact of Rebalancing
    Factor Indexing Explained: The Impact of Rebalancing FTSE Russell, Deutsche Asset Management Recorded: Apr 20 2017 59 mins
    How to efficiently capture and maintain exposure to factors is a common question heard by index providers and ETF issuers alike. Of equal importance is how the index methodology works to maintain exposure to chosen factors over time.

    Join Rolf Agather, Managing Director of Research & Innovation from FTSE Russell, and Robert Bush, ETF Strategist, Deutsche Asset Management for the latest quarterly update on:

    - Efficiently capturing multi-factor exposure
    - The changing factor exposures within indexes over time
    - The impact of latest rebalancing on embedded factor exposures
    - The impact of latest rebalancing on country and sector exposures
    - How latest rebalancing impacts the largest constituents in comprehensive factor indexes
  • Why Investors are Tilting Towards Factors
    Why Investors are Tilting Towards Factors FTSE Russell with guest presenters from SSGA SPDR, Stadion Money Management Recorded: Apr 12 2017 53 mins
    What are factor indexes and how can they be used are questions frequently heard by index providers and ETF issuers alike. Of equal importance is to understand why advisors and money managers are looking at ETFs linked to factor indexes and how they are incorporating factor ETFs as part of their client solutions.

    Join Rolf Agather, Managing Director of Research & Innovation, FTSE Russell along with guest speakers Matthew Bartolini, Vice President, Head of SPDR Americas Research and Will McGough, Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Stadion Money Management for an interactive webinar on 12 April, noon-1pm Eastern where we will discuss:
    •Single and multi-factor indexes – the differences you need to know about
    •Performance and characteristics of different factors
    •Accessing factors via ETFs: exposures, liquidity and diversification
    •Live Case Study: How money managers are using multi-factor ETFs
    •The buy-side experience: lessons from adopting multi-factor ETFs
  • End of Day UK Gilt Reference Prices
    End of Day UK Gilt Reference Prices FTSE Russell & Tradeweb Recorded: Mar 3 2017 22 mins
    FTSE Russell and Tradeweb explain the changes to the reference bond prices used in the calculation of UK Gilt benchmark indexes.
  • Your Guide to ESG Reporting
    Your Guide to ESG Reporting London Stock Exchange Group Recorded: Feb 9 2017 149 mins
    Join us to learn about how companies can provide effective ESG reporting and investors can use this information for investment decisions. Hear from organisations including the UN PRI, Aviva, Unilever and CCLA Investment Management.
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    Agenda:
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    09:00 Welcome & role of LSEG in enabling issuer-investor communication
    09:15 Sustainable Stock Exchanges: Market need for ESG Guidance
    09:35 Launch of LSEG Guidance
    09:55 Investor panel: Challenges, Expectations and Approaches
    10:40 Issuer panel: Challenges, Perspectives and Opportunities
    11:25 Closing remarks

    View the full agenda and speaker information: http://www.lseg.com/events/guidance-esg-reporting-investors
  • MARKET BRIEF: Russell 2000 Index Update 4Q16
    MARKET BRIEF: Russell 2000 Index Update 4Q16 Tom Goodwin, PhD Recorded: Jan 31 2017 16 mins
    FTSE Russell Senior Research Director, Tom Goodwin, PhD will provide a quick year end update on the Russell 2000 Index, previewing the release of the 4Q 2016 Small Cap Perspectives report. There will be time for Q&A following the update.
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts: A New Look at a Core Asset Class
    Real Estate Investment Trusts: A New Look at a Core Asset Class NAREIT & FTSE Russell Recorded: Nov 10 2016 55 mins
    Join Brad Case, PhD, CFA, CAIA from the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts and Catherine Yoshimoto, Senior Index Product Manager with FTSE Russell for an update on the REIT market and discussion about REITs as a core asset class and the indexes that measure their performance.
  • China through the Mosaic of its Share Classes
    China through the Mosaic of its Share Classes Mathew Lystra, Senior Research Analyst, FTSE Russell Recorded: Nov 8 2016 63 mins
    China’s share classes represent the arc of the country’s transformation from a dormant agrarian society to bustling center of global commerce. Each new share class has marked both an increased openness and often a new phase in China’s economic development.

    The FTSE China Indexes provide investors with a comprehensive set of indexes representing various share classes, company sizes, sectors and themes. The breadth of coverage enables the market to be dissected for analysis and benchmarking purposes and to suit any domestic or international mandate.

    FTSE Russell invites you to join Mathew Lystra, senior research analyst, at our webinar to find out more about:

    •The characteristics of the China share classes
    •Performance and correlation
    •Inclusion in global indexes
  • Low Volatility Indexation - In Theory & In Practice
    Low Volatility Indexation - In Theory & In Practice Henry Odogwu, Andrew Dougan, FTSE Russell John St-Hill, Pension Protection Fund, Francois Millet Lyxor ETF Recorded: Nov 8 2016 50 mins
    FTSE Russell's Henry Odogwu & Andy Dougan are joined by Francois Millet, Lyxor ETF and John St-Hill, Pension Protection Fund to review the index design and characteristics of the FTSE Minimum Variance Index series and discuss how and why they have chosen to implement the index into their portfolios and product range. Ultimately demonstrating how index theory becomes investment practice.
  • Slow Growth, Small Caps and Sec Lending
    Slow Growth, Small Caps and Sec Lending FTSE Russell & iShares Recorded: Nov 4 2016 14 mins
    FTSE Russell and iShares examine the performance of the US small cap market in periods of slow economic growth, as measured by the Russell 2000 Index, and discusses how institutions that seek to access the size factor premium via ETFs can further enhance returns through securities lending programs.

    Speakers:
    Tom Goodwin, Senior Director of Research, FTSE Russell
    Scott Williamson, Managing Director, Institutional Sales, iShares

    Important Note:
    Information must be preceded or accompanied by a current iShares ETF prospectus. Investors should read it carefully before investing. http://www.ishares.com/us/library/financial-legal-tax

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