Indexes

New Video Outlines the Hidden Costs of Benchmark Data

In an effort to educate investors on the true costs of benchmark data, The Spaulding Group has teamed with three major custodian banks to create “Guidelines for Transparency in Benchmark Costs,” a series of best practices to help asset owners understand the totality of fees associated with using indexes for performance measurement.

Much like a telephone bill embeds operational costs into one line item on your monthly statement, the costs of index data are traditionally meshed together into a generic classification of “operational fees,” making the actual costs of the indexes unclear or even unknown to end users.

Nasdaq recently developed a video to help all parties understand that there are options for choosing benchmarks, including competitive indexes with significantly lower data fees.

Watch the video below to learn more:

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Marni Dacy
Marni Dacy

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