Indexes

A new generation of indexes built on the
heritage of the Wilshire 5000

We continue to innovate, adding a full range of global, factor,
climate and digital asset indexes for the evolving needs of investors.

The Next Generation of Index Design.

Modern platform for rapid index creation
Systems infrastructure designed for efficiency, agility and operational integrity
New generation of exposure characteristics
Allow precise control of targeted and off-target exposures
Comprehensive coverage
Multi-asset class research and development capabilities - Climate Risk, Factors, Digital Assets and more
Greater customization
No more legacy constraints that limit benchmark design
MODULAR DESIGN

Our indexes are modular, designed to be comprehensive, representative, investible and transparent.

OUR INDEX METHODOLOGIES >
OUR PROPRIETARY GLOBAL ASSETS TAXONOMY (GATS) >
KEY INDEX SERIES
US EQUITY
FT Wilshire 5000 Index Series
Market capitalization breakpoints to better reflect the investment intent of accessing a defined size universe with no size drift
GLOBAL EQUITY
FT Wilshire Global Equity Market Series (GEMS)
Built on a consistent modular approach, the FT Wilshire Global Equity Market Series provides unparalleled visibility into global markets.
FACTORS
FT Wilshire Pure Factor Index Series
Our indexes differ in that they offer precision and purity in all exposures and allow you to easily implement factor allocation decisions when market conditions change.
ALTERNATIVELY WEIGHTED
FT Wilshire Alternatively Weighted Index Series
FT Wilshire NxtGen Indexes target improved risk adjusted return using machine learning techniques. FT Wilshire Minimum Variance Indexes target reduced index volatility through portfolio optimization.
SUSTAINABILITY
FT Wilshire Climate Index Series
Constructed to meet stringent EU Paris Aligned Benchmark (PAB) standards
and aims to deliver year on year emissions reductions of at least seven percent.
DIGITAL ASSET
FT Wilshire Digital Asset Index Series
FT Wilshire Digital Asset Index Series and Digital Asset Taxonomy System (DATS) are the institutional market standard adopted to assess investment performance and attribution, manage risk exposure and launch index-linked products.
INFRASTRUCTURE
FT Wilshire Global Listed Infrastructure Index Series
The FT Wilshire GLIO Developed Listed Infrastructure Index provides exposure to globally listed companies which own and/or are operators of infrastructure assets.
FT Wilshire US Large Cap Climate Change 1.5C Target Index
Index facilitate investment into companies that aim to meet strict EU Paris Aligned Benchmark (PAB) requirements.
OUR PARTNER INDEXES >
Global Assets Taxonomy System (GATS)
Our new proprietary sector classification for new investment in climate, with an emphasis on green technology identification
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All FT Wilshire Index Series

The methodology aims to provide an adaptive cumulative market capitalization approach based on a percentage allocation to allow for accurate targeting of intended investment exposure.

FT Wilshire 2500 Index Series Factsheet
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FT Wilshire 5000 Index Series Factsheet
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FT Wilshire 5000 Index Series Methodology
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Our style indexes are constructed to help you identify the Value and Growth characteristics of the large and small cap segments of the market. A proportion of a stock’s market capitalization is assigned to each of the Value and Growth indexes so that their sum reconciles to the whole market.

FT Wilshire US Small Cap Style Index Factsheet
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FT Wilshire US Large Cap Style Index Factsheet
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FT Wilshire Style Index Series Methodology
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The methodology aims to provide an adaptive cumulative market capitalization approach based on a percentage allocation to allow for accurate targeting of intended investment exposure.

FT Wilshire Global Pure Single Factor Index Series Factsheet
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FT Wilshire Global Large Multi Factor Index Series Factsheet
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FT Wilshire Global Equity Market Series Methodology
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FT Wilshire Global Equity Market Series Factsheet
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FT Wilshire Global Equity Market Series Emerging Markets Factsheet
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FT Wilshire Global Equity Market Series Developed Factsheet
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We have developed a range of new generation factor indexes which help investment professionals gain better access to long term risk premia of their factor strategy.

Our indexes differ in that they offer precision and purity in all exposures and allow you to easily implement factor allocation decisions when market conditions change.

FT Wilshire Global Pure Single Factor Index Series Factsheet
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FT Wilshire Global Large Multi Factor Index Series Factsheet
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FT Wilshire US Small Multi Factor Index Factsheet
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FT Wilshire US Large Pure Single Factor Index Factsheet
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FT Wilshire US Large Multi Factor Index Factsheet
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FT Wilshire Factor Index Series Methodology
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The FT Wilshire NxtGen Index utilizes robust machine learning models of expected return within a mean-tracking error framework. The input consists of over 100 market and fundamental signals selected from well-established academic research.

FT Wilshire US Small NxtGen Index Series Factsheet
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FT Wilshire US Large NxtGen Index Series Factsheet
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FT Wilshire NxtGen Index Series Methodology
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Our next generation minimum variance index reduces both factor risk and implementation costs by limiting low volatility and size exposures while maintaining sufficient levels of diversification. The outcome of the construction allows for better index level risk reduction.

FT Wilshire US Large Minimum Variance Index Factsheet
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FT Wilshire US Large Minimum Variance Index Methodology
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The FT Wilshire Digital Asset Index Series is designed to provide investors with a set of institutionally rigorous benchmarks that measure the performance and value of individual and multiple digital asset portfolios. They provide genuine price discovery derived from highly rated digital asset exchanges and offer a high level of data transparency.

Download our research report - Digital Assets: Potential Roles and Risks in Institutional Portfolios here.

FT Wilshire Digital Asset Infrastructure Index Factsheet
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FT Wilshire Bitcoin Blended Price Index Factsheet
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FT Wilshire Ethereum Blended Price Index Factsheet
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FT Wilshire Broad Market Index Factsheet
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FT Wilshire Digital Asset Index Series Methodology
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Multi Coin Indexes

Our multi-coin indexes represent the largest and most liquid baskets of digital assets so that digital asset managers can create index-linked products such as ETCs, tracker funds, and structured products.

FT Wilshire Broad Market Digital Asset Index
FT Wilshire Large Coin Ex Meme Digital Asset Index
FT Wilshire Top 5 Digital Assets Index
FT Wilshire Top 5 ex Bitcoin Digital Assets Index
FT Wilshire Bitcoin and Ethereum Digital Assets Index



Single Coin Indexes


FT Wilshire 0x Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire 1Inch Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire 1Inch Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Aave Blended Average Price Index
FT Wilshire Aave Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Algorand Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Algorand Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Amp Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Amp Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Ankr Network Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Ankr Network Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Augur Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Augur Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Avalanche Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Avalanche Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Axie Infinity Shards Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Axie Infinity Shards Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Balancer Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Balancer Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Bancor Network Token Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Bancor Network Token Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Band Protocol Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Band Protocol Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Basic Attention Token Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Basic Attention Token Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Bitcoin Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Bitcoin Cash Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Bitcoin Cash Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Bitcoin Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Cardano Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Cardano Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Chainlink Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Chainlink Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Chiliz Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Chiliz Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Compound Governance Token Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Compound Governance Token Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Cosmos Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Cosmos Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Curve DAO Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Curve DAO Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Dash Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Dash Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Decentraland Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Decentralised Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Dogecoin Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Dogecoin Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire EOS Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire EOS Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Elrond Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Elrond Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Enjin Coin Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Enjin Coin Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Enzyme Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Enzyme Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Ethereum Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Ethereum Classic Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Ethereum Name Services Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Ethereum Name Services Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Ethereum Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Fantom Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Fantom Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Fetch.AI Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Fetch.AI Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire FileCoin Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire FileCoin Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Gala Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Gala Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Hedera Hashgraph Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Hedera Hashgraph Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Internet Computer Protocol Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Internet Computer Protocol Settlement Price IndexFT Wilshire Kyber Network Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Kyber Network Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Litecoin Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Litecoin Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Livepeer Blended Average Price Index
FT Wilshire Livepeer Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Loopring Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Loopring Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Luna Classic Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Maker Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Maker Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Mirror Protocol Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Mirror Protocol Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Near Protocol Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Near Protocol Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire OMG Network Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire OMG Network Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Orchid Protocol Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Orchid Protocol Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Ox Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire PAX Gold Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire PAX Gold Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Perpetual Protocol Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Perpetual Protocol Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Polkadot Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Polkadot Settlement Price Index
FT Wilshire Polygon Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Polygon Settlement Price Index


Thematic Indexes

These are baskets of 10 of the largest and most liquid digital assets which share common underlying attributes as guided by the Digital Assets Taxonomy System (DAT) themes.  These indexes are ready-made for launching investment themed index-linked products such ETCs, tracker funds, and structured products. Both equally weighted and cap-weighted versions are available.

FT Wilshire Environmentally Focused Index
FT Wilshire Decentralised Finance Index
FT Wilshire Smart Contract Platforms Index
FT Wilshire Layer 1 Digital Asset Index
FT Wilshire Layer 1 Market Value Weighted Digital Asset Index
FT Wilshire Environmentally Focused Circulating Value Weighted Index
FT Wilshire Decentralised Finance Circulating Value Weighted Index
FT Wilshire Smart Contract Platforms Circulating Value Weighted Index


The index methodology is constructed with the aim to meet stringent EU Paris Aligned Benchmark (PAB) standards and aims to deliver year on year emissions reductions of at least seven percent. PAB requirements aim to limit the rise in global temperature to no more than 1.5°C compared to pre-industrial levels.

Paris-Aligned Benchmarks Carbon Emissions Model
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Paris-Aligned Benchmarks Exclusion Criteria
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FT Wilshire Climate Change Index Series Methodology
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FT Wilshire US Climate Change 1.5C Target Index Series Factsheet
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INDEX RESEARCH VIEW ALL > 
MONTHLY MARKET NAVIGATION REPORTSVIEW ALL > 

Factor & Style Index Report - 2023

Quarterly Report covering US Pure Factor and Style Performance and attribution analysis - 2023
Markets weigh up AI trade vs waning rate cut optimism

Market Drivers Report

Markets weigh up AI trade vs waning rate cut optimism
February 2024
Markets lose momentum as Fed dampens optimism over March rate cut. China continues to see sizeable declines.

Global Performance Report

Markets lose momentum as Fed dampens optimism over March rate cut. China continues to see sizeable declines.
January 2024
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