It has been a busy start to the year for UK index provider FTSE Group. In Asia, it has partnered with bourses in Malaysia and Taiwan for two new indexes, while in the UK it has further added to its real estate investment trusts range.
The FTSE Epra/Nareit Global Real Estate index series now includes a UK real estate investment trust (Reit) index. The index has been designed to support the development of index-linked structured products.
The launch of the UK Reit index is a response to legislat