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Evidence-Based Index Ratings and Forecasts

Design, build, and market index-linked products with confidence and clarity.

The Index Standard helps financial professionals understand today's complex index landscape by providing unbiased analysis and comparisons of indices and products linked to them. Quickly and easily make informed decisions, improve client service, and clear compliance hurdles starting today.

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Sample Ratings & Forecasts

PLATINUM

INDEX

BNP MAD5 Index

SILVER

ETF

iShares Investment Grade Bond Factor ETF

GOLD

ETF

iShares Edge MSCI USA Momentum Factor ETF

PLATINUM

ETF

iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF

Resources

What Is An Index: A Brief Guide

We explain the key mechanics of an index, including the rules, selection criteria, weighting, rebalancing, as well as backtesting and fees.

What Differences Do Weighting Schemes Really Make?

In short, a lot!

What Are Factor Indices?

In this guide, we will explain what is factor indexing and introduce the most common factors found in indices.