Index series A-Z
FTSE Group and Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME) have joined forces to launch the FTSE LATIBEX Index Series, which is designed to provide investors with a single point of access to the performance of Latin American stocks trading in the LATIBEX market, denominated in Euro and trading in real-time.
LATIBEX is a market segment within the Spanish electronic trading platform boasting 38 (as of January 07) listings of Latin American securities.
The FTSE LATIBEX All-Share Index comprises all securities that are listed on the LATIBEX market subject to a €300 million minimum size rule. Countries covered include: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico and Venezuela.
The FTSE LATIBEX TOP Index is a tradable real-time index consisting of 15 stocks from the FTSE LATIBEX All-Share Index. It is free-float weight capped at 10% ensuring it meets fund regulatory requirements worldwide to avoid over-concentration in any one stock. Countries covered include Brazil, Chile and Mexico.
The FTSE LATIBEX Brasil Index was launched on 26th September 2006 in response to investors’ growing interest in Brazilian blue chips. It is the only Euro-denominated tradable index covering Brazilian stocks, and ranks the 13 most liquid listed on LATIBEX by free-float adjusted market cap. The index caters for both Eurozone and international markets and is suited for derivatives.