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

Inside A Multifactor Emerging Market ETF

Emerging market ETFs are hot again this year. We size up the vanilla ‘IEMG’ vs. multifactor ‘EMGF.’

Features and News

Behind An ETF Subadvisor

The crucial role an ETF subadvisor such as Vident Investment Advisory plays is more than meets the eye.

ETF.com Live Chat!

ETF Live Chat: Changing Managers, Growing Liquidity

Dave Nadig answers readers' ETF questions in real time. Here's the transcript.

Features and News

Behind A Disruptive Index Provider

EQM Indexes is a small index provider with big, disruptive ideas.

ETF.com Live Chat!

Live Chat: Why Do ETFs & ETNs Close?

Dave Nadig answers readers' ETF questions in real time. Here's the transcript.

Podcasts

ETF Prime Podcast: Best Of Shows

Featuring BKCM, Vanguard and ETF.com's Dave Nadig.

ETF.com Live Chat!

Live Chat: Arnott's Next Phase & Defined Outcome ETFs

Dave Nadig answers readers' ETF questions in real time. Here's the transcript.

Features and News

ETF Of The Week: China ETF ‘ASHR’ Bruised

Between Trump's tariffs and MSCI's benchmark revisions, this China A-shares ETF has had a rough ride lately.

Features and News

Why Saudi & Argentina ETFs Will Rally

Historical precedent suggests new entrants into MSCI Emerging Markets Index will rally into next year.