Kelsey Stokes

Associate Director, Marketing
S&P Dow Jones Indices

Kelsey Stokes is Associate Director, Marketing at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), responsible for institutional marketing in the Americas. In this role, Kelsey is in charge of furthering the conversation around index-linked investing and institutional benchmarking among asset owners, institutional investment consultants, and insurers.

Prior to joining S&P DJI, Kelsey oversaw equity and cryptocurrency index derivatives marketing globally for CME Group, focusing on both institutional and retail market participants.

Kelsey graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

Author Archives: Kelsey Stokes

How Are Insurance Investors Using ETFs?

S&P Dow Jones Indices recently published its fifth annual analysis of exchange-traded fund (ETF) usage by U.S. insurers in their general accounts. Regulatory filing data, which details the individual securities that insurers hold, showed that in 2019, ETF AUM in insurance general accounts grew to USD 31 billion—a 16% increase over 2018. While this headline Read more […]

The Difference a Month Makes: Keeping the Pulse of the Mexican Insurance Market

In February 2020, S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) and the Association of Mexican Insurance Companies (AMIS) conducted the second annual survey of insurance investment officers in Mexico about the state of the local insurance industry. While this survey was meant to help take the pulse of the Mexican insurance market, what we did not Read more […]

What Mega Insurers’ Turn to Passive Could Mean for Other Large Institutions

Of the more than USD 3.4 trillion invested in ETFs in the U.S.,[1] retail investors comprise the majority of the market. While pensions and endowments have been slow to use ETFs in their investment portfolios, one segment of the institutional market—insurance—has been steadily increasing their usage of ETFs. Earlier this year, S&P DJI analyzed the Read more […]