FTSE Russell, a global index, data and analysis provider, announced a long-term strategic partnership with the Singapore Stock Exchange. The long-term strategic partnership focuses primarily on equity index derivatives in individual countries and regions in Asia and emerging markets, environment, social responsibility and Governance (ESG), and index derivatives of listed real estate companies. < / P > < p > the cooperation is based on the existing products of FTSE Russell and Singapore Stock Exchange, including index futures of FTSE China A50 Index and FTSE Singapore Straits Times Index. In July this year, the Singapore Stock Exchange launched FTSE Taiwan index futures according to the FTSE Taiwan ric upper limit index. At the same time, the Singapore Stock Exchange has confirmed two plans, one is based on FTSE EPRA NAREIT Asia ex Japan, which tracks FTSE EPRA NAREIT Asia ex Japan REIT) launched the first international REIT index futures. The second was based on FTSE Russell’s net total income and price return index to launch a series of index futures for Asia (outside Japan) and emerging markets in Asia and individual countries. < / P > < p > the cooperation will also provide a wider range of products, investor education content and services for global customers and market participants, focusing on the growing trading volume and liquidity. In addition, the two sides will strengthen the development of the ETF market, as well as the development of other index, data and analysis business opportunities. Waqas Samad, chief executive officer of FTSE Russell and head of group information services at the London Stock Exchange, said: “based on a long-standing relationship with the Singapore Stock Exchange, this new strategic partnership agreement helps to open up new opportunities. The agreement will help support the growing customer and investment needs of index futures, options markets and ETFs across Asia. As a leading provider of investment decision-making tools, including the global multi asset index, FTSE Russell is committed to working with exchange partners around the world to develop risk management markets and help global investors effectively manage their portfolios. We look forward to working with the Singapore Stock Exchange to develop a range of index based products to meet the growing demand for sustainable development investment solutions, to meet global environmental, social responsibility and Governance (ESG) standards, to provide investors with more choices and to provide diversification and risk management opportunities for their portfolios. ” “We are very pleased that the strategic partnership with FTSE Russell has risen to a new level. Together with FTSE Russell, we have created one of the largest and most liquid FTSE equity index derivatives in Asia. The SSE’s multi asset platform provides global investors with a single access to Asia, providing a wide range of effective investment and risk management tools covering major asset classes. Through the extended agreement with FTSE Russell, we will develop more unique tools to meet the changing needs of investors. FTSE Russell’s leadership in multi asset products and ESG, as well as Singapore’s leading position in derivatives in Asia, will bring greater influence and value to our customers. ” It is understood that ETF and derivative grade tracking FTSE Russell index are among the most active and liquid investment products in the world. The global index series includes Russell 1000 index of us large cap stocks, Russell 2000 index of American small cap stocks, Russell style (growth and value) index, FTSE 100, FTSE China 50 and FTSE emerging markets.