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New Crypto Currency Index tracks crypto currency marketplace

Mon, 16/10/2017 - 18:20

A team of prizewinning mathematics PhDs, quantitative analysts and traders, led by Igor Rivin, Professor of Mathematics at Temple University, and Carlo Scevola, economist and investor, director of Hermes Asset Management, have launched the Crypto Currency Index (CCI30), a new benchmark for cryptocurrencies. »

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ERI Scientific Beta launches integrated Long/Short offering

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 19:36

ERI Scientific Beta, the smart beta index provider, has launched a long/short equity market neutral index, the Scientific Beta Developed Multi-Beta Multi-Strategy Managed Volatility L/S Equity Market Neutral Index (x3.5). »

Kenneth Froot, State Street

Global Investor Confidence Index down by 2.4 points in September to 104.4

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 14:58

The Global State Street Investor Confidence Index decreased to 104.4 in September, down 2.4 points from August’s revised reading of 106.8. »

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SGX Index Edge launches SGX Iron Ore Futures Indices

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 18:34

Singapore Exchange (SGX) has launched of SGX Iron Ore Futures Indices, a suite of inverse and leveraged indices calculated off the SGX TSI Iron Ore CFR China (62 per cent Fe Fines) Index Futures. »

Timo Pfeiffer, Solactive

Solactive launches first Intuitive Beta Indices

Tue, 12/09/2017 - 09:26

Solactive has launched the first Solactive Intuitive Beta Indices which have been constructed around intuitive themes such as workforce efficiency, corporate longevity and value investing. »

Dr Egbert Laege, EEX

PEGAS starts new spot market index

Wed, 06/09/2017 - 08:07

PEGAS, the pan-European gas trading platform operated by Powernext, has launched the European Gas Spot Market Index (EGSI), which will cover all liquid gas spot markets operated by PEGAS. »

Kenneth Froot, State Street

Investor Confidence down 2.1 points in August to 106.8

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 09:40

The State Street Investor Confidence Index (ICI) decreased to 106.8 in August, down 2.1 points from July’s revised reading of 108.9. »

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Da Cheng licenses Hang Seng Index as basis for LOF

Tue, 29/08/2017 - 09:45

Da Cheng Fund Management Company (Da Cheng) has licensed the Hang Seng Index (HSI) to serve as the underlying index for the creation of a listed open-ended fund (LOF), which has been listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

HFR launches Risk Parity Indices

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 08:46

Strong institutional demand for comprehensive and robust performance benchmarks for risk parity products has prompted HFR to launched the HFR Risk Parity Indices, which are available to both investors and managers. »

Adam Brass, BRI

BRI launches Quality Small Cap Index

Wed, 09/08/2017 - 09:00

BRI Partners has launched the BRI Quality Small Cap Index (BRIQSC), Powered by Wilshire. Created and owned by BRI Partners, LLC (BRI), with Wilshire retained as index consultant and calculation agent, this unique index provides a first of its kind enhanced beta benchmark for US small cap equities. »

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