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Dow Jones unveils four new Costa Rican bond indexes to measure debt instruments

Thursday, June 9, 2011


Dow Jones Indexes, a global index provider, LVA Indices, a fixed income index and pricing provider in Chile, and Proveedor Integral de Precios (PiP), an index and pricing provider in Latin America, have launched four new bond indexes for Costa Rica as part of the Dow Jones LATixx index family.

The newly indexes are designed to measure the performance of the Costa Rican government's debt instruments in local currency and US dollars and serve as a basis for investment products such as exchange-traded funds, structured products, futures and options. The indexes will offer investors an opportunity to measure the government's bond market, both in local currency as well as in US dollars.

Original source: ECNA