In an effort to educate investors on the true costs of benchmark data, The Spaulding Group has teamed with three major custodian banks to create “Guidelines for Transparency in Benchmark Costs,” a series of best practices to help asset owners understand the totality of fees associated with using indexes for performance measurement.
Much like a telephone bill embeds operational costs into one line item on your monthly statement, the costs of index data are traditionally meshed together into a generic classification of “operational fees,” making the actual costs of the indexes unclear or even unknown to end users.
Nasdaq recently developed a video to help all parties understand that there are options for choosing benchmarks, including competitive indexes with significantly lower data fees.
Watch the video below to learn more:
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Marni Dacy is Senior Marketing Specialist, Nasdaq Global Information Services.