iQ-FOXX Indices – Intelligent Forecast Optimised Indices


The iQ-FOXX Forecast Optimised Indices serve as basis for exchanged traded funds (ETFs), exchange traded notes (ETNs), delta one certificates, capital protected notes (CPNs), managed accounts and asset allocation models. The iQ-FOXX Indices provide coverage for the most liquid global markets among equity, government bond, commodity and currency asset classes. The iQ-FOXX Indices aim to achieve an attractive above-average return and to reduce draw-downs. The iQ-FOXX Index suite is based on an innovative forecasting technology with consistent index construction and maintenance methodology. This methodology applies forecasts based on meaningful leading indicators such as macroeconomic data across regions, fundamental data across asset classes and market specific technical data in order to optimise the weights of the index constituents.

As an independent provider of smart indices and transparent index concepts we have always been at the forefront of market developments, continuously expanding our portfolio of indices and serving the entire market.

Since 2010 the iQ-FOXX Index suite has been extended on ongoing bases and currently includes over 150 indices spanning across three index types, four asset classes and five continents. The iQ-FOXX Indices are designed to be compliant with a variety of investment vehicles such as ETFs, ETNs, CPNs and jurisdictions such as UCITS, Shariah and others. The iQ-FOXX Indices are published daily on Bloomberg Professional Service (FOXX), www.privemanagers.com, www.stoxx.com, www.dax-indices.com, www.vwd.com, www.assetstandard.de, www.iq-foxx.com and others.

  • iQ-FOXX Indices empower investors with better tools for the management of multi-asset mandates and medium to long-term investments. Although passive management can be used to replicate all iQ-FOXX Indices, it is important to understand that iQ-FOXX Indices represent smart active strategies.
  • iQ-FOXX Indices value addition is coming from the dynamic beta exposure to the underlying market based on systematic forecast driven tilts towards different factor risk premiums such as market sentiment, business cycle, market risk, leverage and others.
  • iQ-FOXX Indices are fundamentally different from the capitalization-weighted market portfolio because they require periodic re-balancing in order to maintain their absolute return objectives.
  • iQ-FOXX Multi Asset Class Indices can also be used as an analytical tool for strategic and tactical asset allocation. The strategic asset allocation is then the choice of equities, bonds, commodities, currencies and other assets that investors want to hold in the long-run.
  • iQ-FOXX Indices can be used as benchmarks for actively managed strategies. These benchmarks allow for adjusting the market exposure according to the current business cycle within which risk premiums are time-varying.
  • The objective of iQ-FOXX Indices is to modify the strategic asset allocation in the short run to take into account the business cycle, market sentiment and economic news. In this context, the market exposure of the iQ-FOXX Indices is closer to a tactical asset allocation than to a strategic asset allocation.

You can find a list of iQ-FOXX Indices here.



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iQ-FOXX Index Suite

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INDEX SUITE SMART BETA ENHANCED BETA ALPHA
EQUITY
LONG/CASH
EUROPE | NORTH & LATIN AMERICA | ASIA PACIFIC | AFRICA
LONG/LEVERAGE/CASH
EUROPE | US | ASIA PACIFIC
LONG/LEVERAGE/CASH/SHORT
EUROPE | US | ASIA PACIFIC
BOND
LONG/CASH
EUROPE | US | ASIA PACIFIC
LONG/LEVERAGE/CASH
EUROPE | US | ASIA PACIFIC
LONG/LEVERAGE/CASH/SHORT
EUROPE | US | ASIA PACIFIC
FX    
LONG/SHORT
USD | EUR | GBP | JPY | CHF | AUD | CAD | NOK | SEK | NZD
COMMODITY
LONG/CASH
OIL | HEATING OIL | GOLD | ALUMINIUM | CORN | WHEAT
   
MULTI ASSET
LONG/CASH
BOND | EQUITY | FX | COMMODITY
 
LONG/LEVERAGE/CASH/SHORT
BOND | EQUITY | FX | COMMODITY

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  • iQ-FOXX Indices
    aim to achieve attractive
    above-average return.
    Absolute Returns
  • iQ-FOXX Indices
    have low correlation with
    traditional asset classes.
    Low Correlation
  • iQ-FOXX Indices
    apply dynamic exposure
    across asset classes.
    Smart Beta
  • iQ-FOXX Indices
    use forecast signals based on economic,
    fundamental and technical factors.
    Forward Looking
  • iQ-FOXX Indices
    generate Alpha by
    managing Beta.
    Generation of Alpha
  • iQ-FOXX Indices
    are based on extensive
    research over decades.
    Know-How
  • iQ-FOXX Indices
    are designed to
    reduce draw-downs.
    Risk Overlay
  • iQ-FOXX Indices
    track the performance of transparent
    alternative beta and alpha strategies.
    Transparent
  • iQ-FOXX Indices
    can be replicated into your
    portfolio by just a mouse click.
    Investable
  • iQ-FOXX Indices
    offer diversification to
    stocks and bonds.
    Diversification
  • iQ-FOXX Indices
    focus on the most liquid
    markets worldwide.
    Liquidity
  • iQ-FOXX Indices
    are based on an innovative and
    proprietary forecast methodology.
    Innovative
  • iQ-FOXX Indices
    provide an independent view
    about future market direction.
    Independent