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Custom index services

Custom indices

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Access a vast range of data for custom index creation

Build indices, track your investment strategies, and benefit from 40 years’ experience with our custom index services.

Why choose custom indices?

Our custom index services offers you the opportunity to work with one provider for all your indexing needs, thereby lowering cost and complexity.

From a single, reputable global brand that is aligned with the IOSCO principles and free from bias, you can access a vast range of data for custom index creation. This includes exchange equity pricing; currency and bond prices from our own marketplaces; aggregated data, such as I/B/E/S estimates; and analytical data, such as our ESG data and StarMine models.

Unbranded index calculation services are available for clients who require an independent third party to calculate their own indices.

Features & benefits

What you get with custom indices

The ability to customize indices

Customize existing indices or create highly innovative indices using unique proprietary content sets.

In-house research and development teams

Teams are available to validate proposed index methodologies. Gain independent approval of custom index methodologies.

24-hour index development and operations

Market movements and changes impacting custom indices are quickly identified, implemented and delivered to clients.

Highly resilient platform

A platform designed to calculate some of the world's most relied upon indices in real-time.

Instant global distribution of custom indices

Distribution via industry standard feeds, desktop networks, FTP sites and APIs included in service.

How it works

Custom index clients

Asset management

Use our custom indices to help develop differentiated investment strategies and your asset management solutions.

Spectrum Absolute Return index

This is a unique solution within the global index space, and is the result of a close collaboration with QLAB Invest. The index offers dynamic multi-asset exposure across equity sectors.

StarMine Affinity World Leaders index

A highly selective business sector and region-neutral index derived from our global developed index and is based on a variety of StarMine metrics.