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We design and distribute many of today's most relevant indexes and benchmarks to help our clients accurately track performance and investment strategies in a changing market. Our Index Group works with proven methodologies across industries and market data vendors to design, calculate, maintain and broadcast real-market index solutions.

Today, more than $25 billion in assets under management track our indices via 60 exchange-traded products (ETPs)and hundreds of OTC structured products.

Indexing Services

From initial consultations to ongoing maintenance and support, we provide comprehensive end-to-end indexing solutions designed to meet your investment strategies. Through our services, you can:

  • License an Index
  • Partner with us to create new, customized indices based on your investment ideas and our index expertise
  • Outsource the day-to-day of calculation, maintenance and dissemination of your proprietary indices
  • Broadcast real-time IOPV/iNAV calculations of your ETPs

  • Custom Index Services

    Our index system and index experts can calculate indices using complex and sophisticated methodologies. By outsourcing the calculation, maintenance and broadcasting of your indices, you can focus on other core areas of your business, thereby saving time, capital and resources. An independent index group can also provide you with the freedom, objectivity and added security you need for development and maintenance. Many clients also often seek our services to address regulatory requirements, particularly when launching indexed investment products.

    Using our custom index services, you can:

    • Translate your unique investment strategies across multiple asset classes into investable indices
    • Avoid an in-house indexing system, which saves you time and resources
    • Eliminate benchmark risk with indices that meet specific investment mandates
    • Easily comply with specific rules and regulations
    • Distribute your data to major market data vendors

    IOPV/iNAV Calculations

    We provide real-time calculations of the IOPV/iNAV for exchange-traded products. Our team has many years of experience calculating IOPVs/iNAVs for all types of ETPs, covering equities, fixed income, leveraged/inverse funds, note-based structures, and ETPs holding commodities, swaps, options, and futures. All calculated data points are distributed throughout the trading day to market participants and vendors.


    Intraday prices, estimates, rates, indices or values calculated, assessed, determined, maintained, made available, published, distributed, disseminated, broadcast or in any other way provided by or on behalf of ICE, including, without limitation, those referred to as “indicative optimized portfolio values,” “IOPVs,” “intraday values” or “intraday indicative values” should not: (i) be used or used for reference in (x) determining the interest payable, or other sums due, under loan agreements or under other financial contracts or instruments; (y) determining the price at which any financial instrument may be bought or sold or traded or redeemed, or the value of any financial instrument; or (z) measuring the performance of any financial instrument; and (ii) where any such intraday value relates to any fund, be viewed as a “real-time” update of the net asset value of such fund, in part because such intraday value may not be calculated in the same manner as the net asset value. In addition, the instrument for which any such intraday value is provided may be valued using other measures, which may be based on, among other things, different measures of the price, value or performance of other assets (including, without limitation, securities), different exchange rates and different sources of information from those used in calculating any such intraday value. As a result, any such intraday value may deviate significantly from other measures of the value of the instrument for which such intraday value is provided, the price at which such instrument or any related financial contract or instrument may be bought or sold or traded or redeemed and other measures of the price, value or performance of such instrument or any related financial contract or instrument.