The new unit leverages the recent addition of the S&P/Citigroup Global Equity Indices with S&P’s traditional index database that includes over 10,000 stocks across 75 countries.
Other common examples of custom products include:
- geographic indices
- currency-hedged indices
- alternative weight indices
- net return indices
- fully customized indices comprising a specific set of stocks.
S&P custom indices are calculated in SPICE, the Standard & Poor’s Index Calculation Engine capable of real-time, multi-currency calculations. With daily pricing and free float data dating back to 1989, SPICE can also calculate extensive back history, a key feature for custom index solutions.
For more information, go to www.indices.standardandpoors.com .