Index Licensed to Guggenheim Investments for ETF Development
TORONTO, July 25, 2013 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Indices and TMX Group announced today the launch of the S&P/TSX High Income Energy Index. The new index has been licensed by S&P Dow Jones Indices to Guggenheim Investments for an Exchange Traded Fund listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
The S&P/TSX High Income Energy Index is designed to measure income producing securities with specific exposure to the Energy sector. The Index includes the constituent stocks of the S&P/TSX Composite Index that are classified as Energy companies according to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS®), that also meet specific yield requirements.
"We are excited to announce this new addition to the S&P/TSX family of indices," says Abigail Etches, Director at S&P Dow Jones Indices. "Investors are increasingly looking for unique indices that benchmark specific market segments to serve as the basis for investment products. The S&P/TSX High Income Energy Index offers market participants an effective means of measuring high dividend yielding securities in the Canadian Energy sector."
"We are pleased to have licensed the S&P/TSX High Income Energy Index and look forward to continuing to work closely with S&P Dow Jones Indices and TMX Group in the future," said William Belden, Managing Director at Guggenheim Investments.
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About TMX Group (TSX-X)
TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha Group, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montreal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, BOX Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, depository services, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across Canada (Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing and Sydney. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup.
SOURCE: Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations
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