Tag: Index


FTSE Unveils Digital Assets Index

FTSE Russell, the global index, analytics and data provider, in association with DAR Data Services, have announced their intention to launch a new indicative FTSE Digital Assets Index.
The new index will be used to evaluate and test a benchmark for the most actively traded digital assets, the firms say, claiming it will also help assist in the establishment of new industry standards for the digital assets market, in consultation with market participants.
The indicative index, which will be available to registered users, will be calculated every 15 seconds.

NEX, JBond, Launch Repo Index

NEX Data, which delivers independent market intelligence and price information for OTC Data, and JBond, the electronic platform for trading in Japanese repurchase agreements, have announced the launch of the JBond Nex Repo Index to measure the effective cost of funding for Japanese government bonds.
The firms say it is the first Japanese repo index and they have launched it in response to “considerable interest” from financial community. The Japanese yen repo market has been very active of late with the average month-end outstanding for 2017 reaching 160 trillion yen.

Bloomberg, Galaxy Digital Launch Crypto Index

Bloomberg and Galaxy Digital Capital Management (GDCM), a digital asset management firm founded by Michael Novogratz, have launched the Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index (BGCI).

The index is designed to track the performance of the largest, most liquid portion of the cryptocurrency market. The BGCI is market capitalisation-weighted and measures the performance of 10 USD-traded cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, ether, monero, ripple, and Zcash.

The index constituents are diversified across different categories of digital assets, including stores of value, mediums of exchange, smart contract protocols, and privacy assets.