FTSE Group (FTSE) is a world leader in the creation and management of indexes. With offices in London, Beijing, Frankfurt, Milan, Hong Kong, Madrid, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Sydney, Shanghai and Tokyo, FTSE indexes are used extensively by investors worldwide for investment analysis, performance measurement, asset allocation, portfolio hedging and for creating a wide range of index.
FTSE calculates and manages a comprehensive range of equity, fixed income, real estate and investment strategy indexes, on both a standard and custom basis. FTSE has collaborative arrangements with a number of stock exchanges globally including the London Stock Exchange/ Borsa Italiana Group, Bursa Malaysia, Dubai International Financial Exchange, Indonesia Stock Exchange, Singapore Exchange, and the Stock Exchange of Thailand. FTSE also partners with notable industry organizations and experts to create innovative indexes for investment management, including the European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA), the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), EDHEC Risk Institute, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA), the Carbon Disclosure Project, Renaissance Capital, Dow Jones Indexes as well as many others. For a more complete list of partners and exchanges, please visit http://www.ftse.com/About_Us/Partnerships/index.jsp.
FTSE indexes are also used for a broad range of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) from the industry's leading fund providers such as BlackRock iShares, db x-trackers, EasyETF, Invesco PowerShares, Lyxor, Nomura, Polaris, ProShares, and Vanguard.
Inclusion in a FTSE index is governed by FTSE's Index Committees. For more information regarding their transparent and rules-based methodology, please follow this link http://intranet.ftse.com/Operations/Index_Policy/index.jsp.
More information about FTSE's products, custom indexes, and office locations including contact information can be found at http://www.ftse.com.