The rebalancing was announced on March 2 after the semiannual review of the FTSE
Global Equity Index Series- Asia Pacific ex Japan and Japan.
Since June 2016, the percentage of women on FTSE
250 boards has risen from 20.
In that time the number of all-male FTSE
350 company boards fell to just 10 from 152.
He said: "The FTSE
100 is comfortably above the 7,500 mark and the upward trend it has been in since mid-September is still intact, so .
Jessie Pak, Managing Director, Asia, FTSE
Russell, said: We are delighted to expand FTSE
Russells partnership with Bursa Malaysia with the launch of two new indexes.
At the end of April, the dividend yield of the FTSE
NAREIT All REITs Index was 4.
One of the FTSE
100's biggest fallers was Intercontinental Hotels, whose share price dropped 4.
According to the bank, the FTSE
) announced that TSB is now included as a constituent of the FTSE
250 Index, which is comprised of the FTSE
250 and FTSE
ASEAN Index Series now includes constituents from Vietnam.
Now with the inclusion of constituents from Vietnam to the FTSE
ASEAN Index Series (previously comprising the constituents from the five markets of Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines),the new expanded index series will increase visibility and transparency of ASEAN and create a larger universe of stocks for all ASEAN markets.
The promotion of the mail company means another female chief executive in the FTSE
100 Index as Moya Greene joins easyJet's Carolyn McCall and Imperial Tobacco's Alison Cooper.
Cavendish Asset Management fund manager Paul Mumford said he expected the FTSE
100 to rise further this year, as investors switched out of low-yielding bonds into higher-yielding equities.