Index Provider Overview

Index providers are a key pillar of the ETF industry. Indexes are important because their methodology dictates the selection and weighting an ETF may attempt to track. At first, index providers covered the markets with popular regions and sectors. But index providers have started to create specialized benchmarks for different types of investing.

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ETF League Table As Of May 25, 2017

The top six ETF issuers all saw modest net inflows into their products on Thursday, May 25.

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ETF Watch: Outperformer Funds Proposed

The two strategies would hone in on stocks expected to deliver outsized gains relative to the market. 

Features and News

SEC Sends Mixed Signals About Cutting Edge ETFs

Regulatory guidance has been murky about proposed bitcoin and 4x leveraged ETFs.

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ETF League Table As Of May 23, 2017

The top 10 ETF issuers all had net inflows into their products on Tuesday, May 23.

Features and News

S&P May Disconnect Telecom Sector Index

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ETF League Table As Of May 22, 2017

SSgA and PowerShares had combined outflows of more than $5 billion on Monday, May 22.

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ETF League Table As Of May 19, 2017

Most ETF issuers only saw modest changes to their total assets under management on Friday, May 19.

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ETF League Table As Of May 18, 2017

BlackRock, SSgA and PowerShares saw outflows from their ETFs on Thursday, May 18.

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ETF League Table As Of May 17, 2017

BlackRock and Vanguard had inflows of more than $1.1 billion apiece on Tuesday, May 17.