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Index providers definition

In trading, index providers calculate and distribute stock and other asset class indices. One of the important roles of the index provider is to classify and define markets, as their indices represent a market, or a proportion of a market, and provide a benchmark of performance for that market or sector.

Index providers definition

In trading, index providers calculate and distribute stock and other asset class indices. One of the important roles of the index provider is to classify and define markets, as their indices represent a market, or a proportion of a market, and provide a benchmark of performance for that market or sector.

The four major index providers are S&P Dow Jones Indices, MSCI, FTSE Russell, and Bloomberg, although there are other smaller providers including Morningstar, CRSP, and Solactive. 

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