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Deutsche Börse Puts STOXX In ETFs

Deutsche Börse scheduled the launch of XTF Exchange Traded Funds, a new
market segment for exchange-traded index funds, for April 11. Several products
referring to the STOXX indexes will be listed for the launch.

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BGI Beats SSgA In CanadianTIPS

The Toronto Stock Exchange and Barclays Global Investors Canada completed the
merger of the Toronto 35 Index Participation Fund (TIPS 35) and the TSE 100
Index Participation Fund (TIPS 100) with the iUnits S&P/TSE 60 Index Participation
Fund (i60 Fund) after the close of the market on March 6.

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Investor Fixation On Index Funds Wanes

Are investors just fair-weather friends when it comes to plowing money into
index mutual funds?

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DJI's Total Market: Major Index Change

Dow Jones Indexes has launched the first two indexes in its Total Market Index
Series. The moves are a major step forward in DJI’s plan to substantially
increase its coverage of the world’s more important equity markets.

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Dominating An Index Is OK, Dominating An Index Fund Isn’t

It’s not uncommon for local stock exchanges to be dominated by certain stocks.
Nokia is a famous example, constituting roughly three quarters of Finland’s
total market value.

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2000 World Index Returns

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DATA - Equity Indexes Worldwide

Equity Indexes Worldwide In Local Currencies
 
2000 Price Return (%)
1999 Price Return (%)
 
12 Mos.

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Merrill Lynch Does Technology

It’s not only the world's index providers and exchanges (see p. 56) that
are active in launching new indexes. Merrill Lynch recently launched two new
technology indexes of its own.

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Wilshire Is Real Time

In case you hadn’t noticed, the Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index is now
calculated in real time, starting late last year.