Index Providers ETF 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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SVB, Signature Bank 'the Next Russia' as Index Providers Eject Collapsed Firms

ETF assets that have been wiped out amount to $1.3 billion.

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GICS Changes to Affect Select Sector SPDRs, Other ETFs

The changes to the classification standard will have the biggest effects on five sectors. Analysis

Index Industry Finds Growth in Fixed Income, ESG

The number of indexes tops 3 million worldwide.

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Morningstar Launches Gender Diversity Index

New eurozone index targets companies that have strong gender diversity policies and practices.

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FTSE Russell Reshuffle Adds Netflix, PayPal, Meta In Value Index

Friday was a record day for trading on the Nasdaq Closing Cross.

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Time To Reconfigure Index Construction In Emerging Markets?

Index providers need to come up with innovative ideas for emerging market index construction.

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GICS Reveals Sector Shifts For 2023

The joint S&P Dow Jones-MSCI sector system scaled back its changes for 2023.

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EM Indexes To Remove Russia

MSCI and FTSE Russell will remove Russia securities from their indexes within the next week.

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First Look At Possible GICS Shakeup

Renewable energy stocks may move to energy sector; PayPal and MasterCard could leave tech space.