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Infrastructure To Strengthen A Portfolio In Volatile Times
How can investors power through the rising inflation, low real yields, and sluggish profits in today’s volatile markets? The answer may be pure-play infrastructure companies.
Commodities Rise 36% In 2022 After A Flat July
The S&P GSCI remained flat in July, holding on to a 36% YTD gain despite the bearish sentiment permeating the broad financial markets.
Steep Declines For Islamic Benchmarks In Q2, Lagging Conventional Indices YTD
Shariah-compliant benchmarks, including the S&P Global BMI Shariah and Dow Jones Islamic Market (DJIM) World Index, continued to underperform their conventional counterparts YTD.
A Risk Control Approach To Cryptocurrencies: A Tool For A Crypto Winter
For the Bitcoin risk control index, during the June market drop, the rebalance was triggered three times.
Commodities: Inflation, Interest Rates And The U.S. Dollar
After last week’s highest inflation print in over four decades, the U.S. dollar rose to its strongest level in 20 years, as measured against a broad basket of currencies.
S&P Global Commodity Insight’s Mining Data Lays Foundation For The S&P Global Core Battery Metals Index
As the index seeks to identify the key players in the upstream battery metals supply market, S&P GCI is proud to be a contributor of back-end data and industry expertise.
The S&P China 500 Added 2.8% In Q2 2022, As China Equities Held Up During A Broad Global Sell-Off
The S&P China 500 bucked the trend of a broad market downturn, posting a 2.8% gain for Q2 2022.
Compliance Versus Voluntary Carbon Markets
The carbon futures markets offer new alternative investment vehicles with robust potential interest across many different market participants.
Latin American Equities Fall Back To Earth In Q2
From a country perspective, Chile had the best returns in Q2, with the flagship S&P IPSA gaining nearly 0.30% in CLP.
Patience Is A Virtue
There are no guarantees, but history tells us that when returns are as bad as the first half of 2022’s have been, improvement has been much more frequent than continued decline.
Tumultuous Trends
The current challenging environment, characterized by high inflation, concerns about potential Fed rate hikes, and weak economic fundamentals, is reminiscent of 1970.
Putting The Pedal To The Metal: The S&P Global Core Battery Metals Index
While electric vehicles have been attractive to environmentally conscious consumers for several decades, in recent years, they have come into their own as innovation has made them more accessible and practical.
Commodities Hit The Brakes In June
The prospect of higher interest rates, fears of a prolonged global economic slowdown, and a strong U.S. dollar put the brakes on commodities prices in June.
The S&P ESG Dividend Aristocrats Index Series: One Year Later
With one year of live history, here isa review the performance and characteristics of the S&P ESG Dividend Aristocrats Index Series.
Simplicity Yields Outperformance: The S&P 500 Low Volatility High Dividend Index
Not all equity indices suffered comparable losses, and one such example is the S&P 500 Low Volatility High Dividend Index. In fact, this index has outperformed by a wide margin so far in 2022.
Data Driving The Weights Within The S&P 500 Net Zero 2050 Paris-Aligned ESG Index
A look into the power of data in driving the weights within the S&P 500® Net Zero 2050 Paris-Aligned ESG Index and let the underlying data speak for itself.
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