Michael Metcalfe, State Street Global Markets

Investor investor confidence up by 0.4 points to 71.3 in March

Fri, 29/03/2019 - 08:11

The State Street Global Investor Confidence Index increased to 71.3, up 0.4 points from February’s revised reading of 70.9. Confidence among North American investors showed a slight improvement, with the North American ICI rising from 66.2 to 68.3.   »

Swedish online bank Avanza licenses Equileap’s European Gender Equality Index

Fri, 08/03/2019 - 09:42

Swedish online bank Avanza has launched the AVA Gender Equality Tracker, which is based on the Equileap European Gender Equality 75 Index. »

Timo Pfeiffer, Solactive

Handelsbanken Fonder and Xact to license Solactive ISS ESG Screened Index Series

Fri, 01/03/2019 - 09:38

Handelsbanken’s two fund management companies, Handelsbanken Fonder AB (active management) and Xact Kapitalförvaltning AB (passive management) are to license several Solactive ESG indices for benchmarking purposes, effectively switching index providers for 20 equity and fixed income indices over the next few months. »

Arnaud Jobert, JP Morgan

S&P Dow Jones Indices launches S&P Europe 350 Economic Cycle Factor Rotator Index

Wed, 06/02/2019 - 14:54

S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has launched the S&P Europe 350 Economic Cycle Factor Rotator Index, which applies a rotational strategy and tracks pivotal changes in business and economic cycles. »

Invstr launches cryptocurrency index using risk-parity methodology

Wed, 06/02/2019 - 10:02

Investing app Invstr has launched a Cryptocurrency Index, currently comprising 18 carefully selected cryptocurrencies, to make it even easier for everyday investors to follow the markets. »

Ken Froot, State Street

Investor confidence down by 2.8 points in December to 79.8

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 09:08

The State Street Global Investor Confidence Index decreased to 79.8 in December, down 2.8 points from November’s revised reading of 82.6.  »

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Capital.com launches two new indexes to chart the impact of Brexit on UK-listed businesses

Thu, 20/12/2018 - 10:27

As Brexit uncertainty continues to dominate the UK political and economic landscape, Capital.com has launched two specialist indexes enabling clients to speculate on the fortunes – or otherwise – of blue chip shares.  »

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S&P DJI establishes EU authorised benchmark administrator in Amsterdam

Wed, 05/12/2018 - 10:50

The Dutch Authority for Financial Markets (AFM) has granted S&P DJI Netherlands (S&P DJI BV) authorisation as a regulated Dutch benchmark administrator, under the EU benchmark regulation. »

Timo Pfeiffer, Solactive

Solactive launches Sharing Economy Index

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 10:23

Solactive has launched the Solactive Sharing Economy Index which tracks companies active in the Sharing Economy, and other modern economies such as on-demand and subscription.   »


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