Indexes

Story

CME Group adds energy, metals and agricultural benchmarks to CVOL suite of implied volatility indexes

CME Group adds energy, metals and agricultural benchmarks to CVOL suite of implied volatility indexes

CME Group has added 11 additional implied volatility benchmark indexes to its suite of CME Group Volatility Indexes (CVOL). Clients can now access two years of historical implied volatility data on CME Group’s CVOL indexes on WTI Light Sweet Crude Oil, Henry Hub Natural Gas, Gold, Silver, Corn, Soybeans and Wheat, along with the addition of both 5-Year and 30-Year Treasuries. 

Story

Wilshire launches Hypatia Women Hedge Fund Index

Wilshire launches Hypatia Women Hedge Fund Index

Wilshire has launched a new Powered by Wilshire index, the Hypatia Women Hedge Fund Index. Created and owned by Hypatia Capital, calculated and maintained by Wilshire, the index is designed to measure performance of women managed hedge funds that meet certain criteria, selected from a universe of hedge funds compiled by Hypatia Capital Management LLC, sourced from publicly available information, industry associations and industry contacts.

AWARDS

Responding to growing data needs

Responding to growing data needs

BarclayHedge: Best Index Provider – Savvy investors are considering non-bond alternative investments to provide portfolios with an element of diversification and offer protection during major market sell-offs. As they look to substitute parts of their fixed income holdings with hedge fund and managed futures, the demand for data on these assets has been on the rise. The volume and accuracy of these information requirements have also been evolving. This progress has buoyed firms like BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions Group, whose purpose is to help clients solve data and information-related problems.