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					S&P INDICES|                 New Index Launches                                                              July 2011


The table below highlights new indices launched over the last several months through July 2011. For a
complete list of available indices and to access additional information, including factsheets and methodologies,
visit www.indices.standardandpoors.com.


  Index Name                 Index Description                                           Index Class          Launch Date

                             The S&P Nigeria Select, a member of the S&P
                             Frontier Index series, seeks to measure the largest
                             and most liquid securities included in the S&P
                             Nigeria BMI (Broad Market Index). Designed to
 S&P Nigeria Select                                                                      Equity (Frontier)    July 2011
                             serve as the basis for tradable investment products,
                             all stocks included within the index must meet
                             minimum market capitalization and liquidity
                             thresholds.
                             The S&P Global Consumer Enterprises Index is
                             comprised of 30 of the largest publicly-traded
                             companies in the GICS® Consumer Discretionary
 S&P Global Consumer         Sector that meet specific investability requirements.
                                                                                         Thematic             July 2011
 Enterprises Index           The index is designed to provide liquid exposure to
                             leading publicly listed companies in global developed
                             markets, which have minimum international revenue
                             exposure requirements.
                             The S&P Next Emerging 40 Index is designed to
                             provide exposure to 40 leading companies from the
                             emerging markets outside of BRIC (Brazil, Russia,
 S&P Next Emerging 40
                             India and China), South Korea and Taiwan, through           Equity (Emerging)    July 2011
 Index
                             liquid stocks trading on eligible domestic and
                             developed market (the London Stock Exchange,
                             NASDAQ and the NYSE) exchanges.
                             Designed to track the performance of 120 of the
                             largest, publicly traded companies engaged in oil
                             and gas exploration, extraction and production, from
                             around the world, the S&P Global Oil Index provides
 S&P Global Oil Index        global institutional investors exposure to stocks           Thematic             July 2011
                             drawn from constituents of the S&P Global BMI,
                             within the Global Industry Classification Standard
                             (GICS®) Energy sector that fall under six specific
                             GICS sub-industries.
                             The S&P Next Emerging 40 Risk Control Indices
                             utilize the existing S&P Next Emerging 40 Risk
                             Control Indices methodology with an overlying
 S&P Next Emerging 40 Risk   mathematical algorithm designed to control the
                                                                                         Strategy             June 2011
 Control Indices             index’s risk level by establishing a specific volatitlity
                             target and dynamically adjusting the exposure to the
                             underlying index. The series includes 10%, 15%,
                             and 18% indices.
                             The S&P 500 VIX Dynamic VIX Futures Index series
                             dynamically allocates between the S&P 500 Short-
 S&P 500 Dynamic VIX         Term VIX Futures Index and S&P 500 Mid-Term VIX
                                                                                         Strategy             June 2011
 Futures                     Futures Index, by monitoring the steepness of the
                             spot implied volatility VIX Futures curve, to provide a
                             cost-efficient exposure to future implied volatility.




     www.indices.standardandpoors.com
2011 Index Launches




     Index Name                 Index Description                                          Index Class         Launch Date

                                The S&P Emerging Asia Consumer Index is
                                comprised of 40 of the largest publicly-traded
                                companies from consumer related businesses
                                across emerging markets in Asia. This index
   S&P Emerging Asia
                                provides liquid exposure to publicly-listed emerging       Thematic            June 2011
   Consumer Index
                                market companies throughout Asia that offer goods
                                and services that are classified across both
                                Consumer Discretionary and Consumer Staple GICS
                                sectors.
                                The S&P CNX Nifty Futures Index series is a family
                                of indices that track the base, inverse or leveraged
   S&P CNX Nifty Futures                                                                   Equity (Asia)       June 2011
                                performances of a hypothetical portfolio which holds
                                one CNX Nifty Futures contract that rolls monthly.
                                The S&P 500 VIX Futures Enhanced Roll Index
                                dynamically switches between a short-term VIX
   S&P 500 VIX Futures
                                futures portfolio and a mid-term VIX futures portfolio     Strategy            June 2011
   Enhanced Roll Index
                                in order to model a cost efficient exposure to
                                volatility in the broad equity market.
                                The S&P Dynamic Asset Exchange Index Series
                                was designed as a dynamic asset allocation strategy
                                by replicating the option pricing formula developed
   S&P Dynamic Asset
                                by William Margrabe. The index series seeks to             Strategy            June 2011
   Exchange Index Series
                                capture the better performance of two uncorrelated
                                underlying assets in the medium term that are held
                                in a portfolio with a constantly changing mix.
                                The S&P Korea Corporate Group Index Series is a
                                family of indices that seeks to provide liquid and
   S&P Korea Corporate Group
                                tradable exposure to individual entities that are          Strategy            June 2011
   Index Series
                                considered part of a broad and diverse corporate
                                conglomerate.
                                The S&P Access Africa Risk Control Indices utilizes
                                the existing S&P Access Africa methodology with an
                                overlying mathematical algorithm designed to control
   S&P Access Africa Risk
                                the index’s risk level by establishing a specific          Strategy            June 2011
   Control
                                volatility target and dynamically adjusting the
                                exposure to the S&P Access Africa. The series
                                includes 10%, 15%, and 18% indices.
                                The S&P Access Africa Index is designed to
                                measure the performance of companies with
   S&P Access Africa            significant operational exposure to Africa through         Equity (Emerging)   June 2011
                                securities that are tradeable and accessible to
                                international investors.
                                The S&P RC 2 (“Risk Control 2”) Index Series is
                                considered to be the next generation of risk control
                                indices, where the cash portion of the investment in
   S&P RC 2 (Risk Control 2)    the standard risk control strategy is replaced with a
                                                                                           Strategy            June 2011
   Index Series                 liquid bond index. The bond component provides an
                                opportunity for additional upside via a yield “pick up,”
                                which stems from the higher yield that bonds
                                typically provide over cash.
                                The TOPIX Risk Control Index Series applies the
   TOPIX Risk Control Indices   S&P risk control framework to the Tokyo Stock Price        Strategy            May 2011
                                Index (TOPIX). It consists of a position in the TOPIX



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     Index Name                   Index Description                                          Index Class         Launch Date
                                  Total Return Index and a cash position based on the
                                  Domestic Interbank Unsecured Overnight Call Rate.

                                  The S&P Commodity Producers Index Series is
   S&P Commodity Producers        designed to track companies engaged in the
                                                                                             Thematic            May 2011
   Index Series                   exploration and production of a spectrum of
                                  commodities in various indices.
                                  The S&P/BGCantor U.S. Treasury Inflation
                                  Protected Security Index is a broad, comprehensive,
   S&P/BGCantor U.S. TIPS
                                  market value-weighted index that seeks to measure          Fixed Income        May 2011
   Index
                                  the performance of the U.S. Treasury Inflation-
                                  Protected Securities (TIPS) market.
                                  The S&P CIVETS 60 provides exposure to 60
                                  leading companies from Colombia, Indonesia,
   S&P CIVETS 60                  Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa through ten        Equity (Emerging)   May 2011
                                  liquid stocks trading on each respective domestic
                                  exchange.
                                  The S&P 500 Oil Hedged Index seeks to simulate
                                  the returns of a strategy that is long the S&P 500®
   S&P 500 Oil Hedged Index                                                                  Strategy            May 2011
                                  and hedged against changes in the U.S. dollar as
                                  measured by oil prices.
                                  The S&P 500 High Beta Index measures the
                                  performance of 100 constituents of the S&P 500®
                                  that are most sensitive to changes in market returns.
                                  The index is designed for investors interested in
   S&P 500 High Beta Index                                                                   Strategy            April 2011
                                  making a bullish strategic or tactical bet on the
                                  market. The methodology employs a beta-driven
                                  weighting scheme with the divisor methodology used
                                  in most Standard & Poor’s equity indices.
                                  The S&P 500® Low Volatility Index measures the
                                  performance of the 100 least volatile stocks in the
                                  S&P 500. The index is designed to serve as a
                                  benchmark for low volatility or low variance
   S&P 500 Low Volatility Index                                                              Strategy            April 2011
                                  strategies in the U.S. stock market. Constituents are
                                  weighted relative to the inverse of their
                                  corresponding volatility, with the least volatile stocks
                                  receiving the highest weights.
                                  The S&P/TSX Venture 30 Index seeks to measure
                                  the performance of 30 of the largest and most liquid
   S&P/TSX Venture 30 Index                                                                  Equity (Canada)     March 2011
                                  securities included in the S&P/TSX Venture
                                  Composite Index.
                                  The index utilizes the existing S&P Africa 40
   S&P Africa 40 Risk Control
                                  methodology with an overlying mathematical                 Strategy            February 2011
   Index
                                  algorithm designed to control the index’s risk level.
                                  A measure of the performance of 50 of the largest
   S&P Japan Regional Index -     and most liquid stocks of companies with
                                                                                             Equity (Japan)      February 2011
   Tokai                          headquarters in the Tokai region – Aichi, Gifu, Mie,
                                  and Shizuoka Prefectures.
                                  Designed to provide efficient, tradeable exposure to
                                  the Brazilian equity market, the index includes all the    Equity (Latin
   S&P Brazil ADR Index                                                                                          February 2011
                                  stocks from the S&P Brazil BMI Index that trade on         America)
                                  major U.S. exchanges as ADRs.




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     Index Name               Index Description                                           Index Class        Launch Date

                              This index series combines investable S&P
                              measures of core asset classes (equity and fixed
   S&P Balanced Equity and
                              income) in order to provide regularly rebalanced            Fixed Income       February 2011
   Bond Index Series
                              multi-asset indices that may be appropriate for
                              investors’ differing risk-reward profiles.
                              Provides investors with a suite of sector indices that
   S&P Harel Sector Indices   cover a broad range of companies within the Israeli         Equity (Israeli)   February 2011
                              market.
                              The first index of its kind in the Pan Arab region. It is
                              also the first time that environmental, social and
   S&P/Hawkamah ESG Pan       corporate governance factors have been extensively          Equity (Carbon &
                                                                                                             February 2011
   Arab Index                 quantified and translated into a series of scores           ESG)
                              measuring securities in the universe of publicly
                              traded Pan Arab companies.
                              The first dynamically rolling commodity futures index
                              offered by a major index provider. The index is
   S&P GSCI Dynamic Roll
                              designed to alleviate the negative impact of rolling        Commodities        January 2011
   Index
                              into contango and potentially limit volatility exposure
                              to the commodity market.
                              An investable index containing the largest and most
   S&P/StanChart Greater
                              liquid blue-chip stocks listed on the Hong Kong,            Equity (Asia)      January 2011
   China Index
                              Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Taiwan stock exchanges.




  For all S&P indices, please visit www.indices.standardandpoors.com
  For more information, please contact:
  U.S. 1.212.438.2046 | Europe, Middle East, Asia 44.20.7176.8888 | index_services@standardandpoors.com




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