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May 22, 2024

Tracking the Sustainable Core: 5 Years of S&P 500 ESG

What does the S&P 500 ESG Index ecosystem look like today and how is that benefiting market participants? S&P DJI’s Hamish Preston and DWS’ David Stack explore key takeaways from the first five years of the S&P 500 ESG Index.

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Apr 23, 2024

Exploring the Growing Thematics Landscape

How are indices helping investors assess the growing range of thematic solutions? S&P DJI’s Ari Rajendra and BlackRock’s Jay Jacobs dive into the expanding landscape and the innovations and data helping investors at the leading edge of thematic trends.

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Apr 16, 2024

Indexing Covered Calls: A New Tool for Income Seekers

What are the potential benefits of a passive approach to covered calls? S&P DJI’s Phil Brzenk and ProShares’ Simeon Hyman take a closer look at the S&P 500 Daily Covered Call Index, its performance, and why the index uses a daily approach vs. a more standard weekly or monthly approach.

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Apr 16, 2024

Balancing Growth and Value in the Mid-Cap and Small-Cap Spaces: The S&P MidCap 400 GARP and S&P SmallCap 600 GARP Indices

Launched in February 2019, the S&P 500® GARP Index was the first transparent benchmark tracking growth companies that are identified as being higher quality with lower valuations. Given the success of this index, we launched the S&P MidCap 400® GARP Index and S&P SmallCap 600® GARP Index to expand the available toolkit. Since their launches…

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Apr 10, 2024

How Sector Neutrality Influences Risk/Return in S&P Dividend Aristocrats

What are the potential benefits of a sector neutral approach to S&P Dividend Aristocrats? S&P DJI’s Rupert Watts and State Street Global Advisors’ Colin Ireland explore the construction and range of potential applications for the S&P Sector-Neutral High Yield Dividend Aristocrats.

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Mar 5, 2024

Navigating Private Credit Liquidity Challenges with Indices

What’s driving insurance companies’ increased allocation to private credit?  S&P Global Market Intelligence’s Lynn Bachstetter joins S&P DJI’s Frans Scheepers and State Street Global Advisors’ Bill Ahmuty to explore how indices like the iBoxx Liquid Leveraged Loan Index are helping insurers identify and navigate liquidity challenges in private credit markets.

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Jan 25, 2024

Financial Planning Using Indices: From Taxes to Factors

How are advisors putting SPIVA data and factors to work as they build long-term plans to help clients achieve objectives? Delta Wealth Advisors’ Dino Efthimiou and Niko Finnigan join S&P DJI’s Brent Kopp for a practical look at the importance of tax management and the role of indexing in building a comprehensive plan for clients….

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Jan 9, 2024

Getting to Know the SPIVA After-Tax Scorecard

What do the SPIVA Scorecard results look like once you factor in taxes? Join S&P DJI’s Anu Ganti and Joseph Nelesen for a deep dive into key findings from the inaugural SPIVA After-Tax Scorecard.

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Dec 7, 2023

Surveying the Latest SPIVA India Scorecard Results

Were active and fixed income fund managers able to keep up with their benchmarks in the latest SPIVA India Scorecard? Dive into the latest results with S&P DJI’s Bhavna Sadarangani and Benedek Vörös.

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Nov 29, 2023

What Do Insurance Companies Need to Know About SPIVA?

How and when are insurers implementing index-based strategies as they seek liquidity, diversification, and risk mitigation? S&P DJI’s Raghu Ramachandran and Anu Ganti join BlackRock’s Andrew Masalin to discuss what’s driving passive outperformance and the use of ETFs by insurers through the lens of SPIVA.

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