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.

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.

Features and News

Argentine Stocks Fall On MSCI Downgrade

Currency controls led to the index provider dropping the country from emerging market status.

Features and News

China Faces Steady ESG Head Winds

Reconciling the country and socially responsible investing may be an impossible knot.

Bitcoin & Crypto

Coinbase Lands In ETFs On Day 1

Crypto exchange’s IPO lands in a handful of exchange-traded funds.

Features and News

‘BUZZ’ ETF: White Noise Or Right Noise?

New fund is using public social media sentiment as an investment indicator.