Barclays launches global carbon index

The BGCI comprises a combination of two sub-indexes which track the performance of the carbon credits linked to the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU Allowances) and the Kyoto Clean Development Mechanism (Certified Emission Reductions). New schemes will be incorporated as they are developed. The index composition will be an 80:20 split between EUAs and CERs. “The BGCI offers investors direct and transparent access to the global carbon arena, which has the potential to become one of the world’s

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