Index of the Year – 2016
Awarded to the index that has done the most to provide new ways of considering investment strategies, opportunities or ideas.
- MSCI Emerging Markets SRI Index
With socially responsible investing on the tips of the tongues of investors around the world, this index applies SRI strategies to emerging market companies, ensuring the exposure you get aligns with the values you hold dear … no matter where you are around the world.
- iSTOXX MUTB Global Quality Indices
Investors are well aware that there is no free lunch when it comes to investing, but you can choose to avoid risk and invest in better quality companies. The new iSTOXX MUTB Global Quality Indices offer investors the opportunity to invest in high quality companies while avoiding the riskier ones.
- S&P Long-Term Value Creation Global Index
This index takes the idea of buy and hold to a new level. With a focus on the long term objectives of global companies, investors are now able to gain access to high quality companies that have a sustainable business and are focused on long term results. That is something all investors could get behind.
- Scientific Beta Developed Multi-Beta Multi-Strategy ERC Index
This index blends four main risk factors (value, size, low volatility and momentum) with five popular smart beta diversification strategies, and has demonstrated better performance in different market phases compared with its parent index (the MSCI World index) in the long term.
- SPI Multi Premia Index
This new index thinks that four factors isn’t enough; it takes into account seven “statistically significant source of return” (value, momentum, residual momentum, reversal, low risk and quality) as it seeks to build a differentiated exposure to the market.