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.

Features and News

Could Facebook Face An ESG Reckoning?

How the company's controversies could affect its position in some key ESG ETFs.

Features and News

MSCI Helps Quantify Climate Risk

MSCI’s Climate Lab gives investors tools to align portfolios with climate goals.

Features and News

Conflict Of Interest Blights S&P 500 Entry

National Bureau of Economic Research found companies buy S&P ratings to gain an advantage.

Podcasts

ETF Working Lunch: Navigating The ETF Ecosystem

Joining us is Aisha Hunt, founder of Kelley Hunt.

ETF.com Analysis

'Climate Change' Coming To ETFs

The next iteration of 'socially responsible' and 'ESG' investing will drill down on climate change.

Features and News

Direct Indexing Minor Threat To ETFs

Direct indexing has benefits for many, but won’t be the right solution for everyone.

Daily ETF Watch

ETF Odds & Ends: Bloomberg Rebrands Indexes

Plus, Alerian and Galaxy Digital teamed up to develop an index family.

Features and News

Small Index Providers Look To Thematics

The head of Indxx sees thematics as a way to compete with the three major index providers for market share.

Features and News

SIX Acquires Ultumus From ETFS Capital

Longtime index partners in the ETF industry join forces.