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Index roundup: Nomura launches an equity high dividend index

Sabina Peycheva, 21 November 2017

Nomura has launched the Nomura Japan Equity High Dividend 70 Market Neutral Index. The index reflects the performance of a market-neutral strategy (a strategy which offsets a certain level of stock market movements by taking a combination of long (buy) and short (sell) stock positions) on the Japanese stock market. The index combines long positions in the Nomura Japan Equity High Dividend 70, Total Dividend Weighted comprising 70 stocks with a high expected dividend yield, with short positions in Topix futures as a market average index. The index is designed to achieve high stable income gains and investment efficiency by mitigating the impact of fluctuations in the Japanese stock market price.

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