Following the suspension of index rebalancing by major index providers during March, concern around control of index provision has risen. The question of how control of indexing impacts funds and investors needs addressing. Self-indexing is one option for firms, but this raises questions of its own. In the latest ETF TV episode, Deborah Fuhr, Rick Redding, CEO of the Index Industry Association, and Dan Barnes discuss self-indexing, how it is used and whether it is safe, unconflicted and efficient.
Published on May 6, 2020