MSCI launches first range of digital asset indices

Four new benchmarks

Valeria Martinez
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MSCI has launched a suite of digital asset indices, the first of its kind from the firm, which seek to help investors evaluate sources of risk and return opportunities across the global digital-assets ecosystem.

The MSCI Global Digital Assets indices seek to track the performance of the largest digital assets by market capitalisation, while the MSCI Global Digital Assets ex Proof-of-Work index tracks digital assets that utilise ex-proof-of-work blockchain consensus mechanisms.  The MSCI Global Digital Assets Smart Contract index tracks the performance of digital assets associated with technology platforms supporting smart contracts. The new indices will leverage insights based on collaboration with Menai Financial Group, a provider of institutional-grade digital-asset investment products and ...

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