TWSE Press Release

TWSE approved Fuhua’s application for recognition of 3 ETFs underlying index.

Publish Date︰2017/03/27 14:48

The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) called a meeting on March 17, reviewing Fuhuas application for recognition of “Bloomberg Barclays US High Yield 1-5 year ex China 500mln 10% Sector Capped Index,” “Bloomberg Barclays EM USD ex China Investment Grade 10 year 10% Country Capped Index,” and “FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index.”

TWSE indicated that Bloomberg Barclays US High Yield 1-5 year ex China 500mln 10% Sector Capped Index measures the USD-denominated, high yield, fixed-rate corporate bond market. Bonds must have at least one, and up to, but not including 5 years remaining to maturity. The Bloomberg Barclays EM USD ex China Investment Grade 10 year 10% Country Capped Index is a USD-denominated, investment grade, Emerging Markets debt benchmark that includes fixed and floating-rate debt issued from sovereign, quasi-sovereign and corporate issuers. Bonds must have at least 10 years remaining to maturity. Both indices exclude bonds with a country of risk of China. FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index is composed of 36 Mortgage REITs listed on the New York Stock Exchange, or NASDAQ. The qualification criteria of constituents include market value, free-floating, liquidity, etc.

As of March 24, there are 70 ETFs listed on TWSE.

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