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benchmark index

[′bench‚märk ′in‚deks]
(industrial engineering)
In manufacturing and mining, an index designed to reflect changes in output occurring between census years.
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NYSE: GFY) announced a change to the Fund's benchmark index to the Merrill Lynch Constant Maturity 3-Month LIBOR Index.
Priolo comments, "We are excited about our new alliance with Sales Benchmark Index because we can now give sales and business leaders new opportunities to drive performance improvement.
Emaar, the company with the heaviest weighting on the Dubai benchmark index, may post a 68 per cent increase in fourth-quarter net income to Dh459.
The result is a portfolio of stocks that seeks to produce an overall return greater than the benchmark index, but with less downside risk.
3 per cent and Kuwait's benchmark index retreated 0.
mutual fund industry is comprised of "closet indexers" - funds that claim to be actively managed but passively invest most of their assets in the benchmark index - while truly active funds account for only about a quarter of the market.
When policyholders select the Income Enhancement Option, their annuity income can increase to reflect higher interest rates if a benchmark index is at least 2% higher on the policy's fifth anniversary than it was at the time the policy was purchased.
SHANGHAI, China -- Reuters (LSE:RTR)(NASDAQ:RTRSY), today launches the first benchmark index, Reuters China Pension Index (RCPI) to support China's investment management community.
13bn loss Tuesday, with the benchmark index EGX-30 dropping to 8,330.
The demotion from the benchmark index means the shares will be dropped from exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and index trackers replicating the STOXX 600, resulting in a fall in liquidity for the stocks.
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) said it has been named the GCC's "Best Overall Bank" in Customer Experience at the 2014 Bank Benchmark Index Awards organised by Ethos Consultancy.
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has been named the GCC's "Best Overall Bank" in Customer Experience at the 2014 Bank Benchmark Index Awards organised by Ethos Consultancy.