John Welling

Associate Director, Equity Indices
S&P Dow Jones Indices

John Welling is Associate Director of Equity Indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI). He supports the equity indices product management team’s efforts in developing new benchmarks for market participants and promoting their use among global clients. 

Prior to joining S&P DJI, John was Assistant Vice President of Structured Product Sales at HSBC, where he was responsible for improving dealer relationships and developing product distribution strategies.

John holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Brigham Young University.

Author Archives: John Welling

Considering REIT Lease Durations in a Rising Rate Environment

U.S. REITS have been lagging broad U.S. equities. During the recent climb in 10-year Treasury yields from the 2018 low of 2.41% on January 2, to as high as 2.94% on February 21, the Dow Jones U.S. Select REIT Index declined 11.2%. Though we have found that REITS have generally fared well over full cycles Read more […]

Viewing the History of China A-Shares Through the Lens of the Dow Jones China 88 Index

The Dow Jones China 88 Index has recorded the ups and downs of the large-cap mainland China market for more than 20 years. Launched in 1996, the index was one of the first large-cap A-share benchmarks available in the market and therefore is unique in the length of its live, consistent track record. Let’s revisit Read more […]

Australian Markets: Mid Caps a Sweet Spot for Investors

We have previously taken a dive into performance differences between Australian market cap segments and observed that mid caps offer a “sweet spot” for market participants.  Year-to-date, this message continues to resonate—the S&P/ASX MidCap 50 has returned 10.1% as of July 13, 2017.  Meanwhile, corresponding large-, small-, and broad market indices have returned measurably less Read more […]