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Ken Froot, State Street

Investor Confidence down 1.7 points in November

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 10:52

The State Street Global Investor Confidence Index decreased to 82.7 in November, down 1.7 points from October’s revised reading of 84.4. »

Jason Leung, Cumberland

MV Index Solutions launches Bitcoin US OTC Spot Index

Thu, 22/11/2018 - 08:49

MV Index Solutions has launched the MVIS Bitcoin US OTC Spot Index (MVBTCO), which is the first bitcoin index based on US price feeds from established OTC digital asset trading operations.   »

Kenneth Froot, State Street

Investor confidence down by 3.4 points in October, says State Street

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 10:30

The State Street Global Investor Confidence Index decreased to 84.4 in October, down 3.4 points from September’s revised reading of 87.8. »

Rohtas Handa, MPI

MPI launches target volatility indices for hedge fund trackers

Tue, 30/10/2018 - 09:41

March this year saw Markov Processes International (MPI) launch hedge fund indices with data from BarclayHedge. The MPI Hedge Fund Indices were designed to deliver performance benchmarks by pairing monthly hedge fund indices with daily tracker indices comprised of liquid securities that enable daily monitoring of hedge fund performance and risk. »

Greg Brogger, SharesPost

SharesPost launches new crypto token index

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 10:08

SharesPost, a provider of liquidity solutions to the private growth asset class, has launched the SharesPost Token Index, a tool designed to track the growth of the token market.  »

Rohtas Handa, MPI

MPI adds new target volatility benchmarks for liquid alts and hedge funds

Wed, 24/10/2018 - 10:10

Markov Processes International (MPI), a provider of investment research, technology, analytics and indices for the global investment management industry, has added new target volatility indices to its growing roster of hedge fund indices.  »

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HKEX licenses Hang Seng Index and Hang Seng China Enterprises Index as basis for Futures

Mon, 01/10/2018 - 08:00

Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited (‘Hang Seng Indexes’) announced it has licensed the Total Return Index (TRI) Series of the Hang Seng Index and the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index, to Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) to serve as underlying indexes for the creation of four index futures. »

Ken Froot, State Street

Investor confidence down by 5.7 points in September

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 10:42

The State Street Global Investor Confidence Index decreased to 88.3 in September, down 5.7 points from August’s revised reading of 94.0. Confidence among North American investors further declined, with the North American ICI decreasing from 92.0 to 84.5. »

Ken Froot, State Street

Investor Confidence declined by 7.4 points in August to 94.3

Thu, 30/08/2018 - 10:06

The State Street Global Global Investor Confidence Index decreased to 94.3 in August, down 7.4 points from July’s revised reading of 101.7. »

Will Goodhart, CFA UK

Investors favour risk aversion and turn to safe haven assets

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 17:53

CFA UK’s latest Valuations Index, which measures investors’ perceptions of the value of equities, bonds and gold, indicates a risk-off mentality amongst investors in Q2 2018, with those polled seeing most value in safe haven assets. »


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