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Dow Jones Global Select Real Estate Securities Index

The Dow Jones Global Select Real Estate Securities Index is designed to measure the performance of publicly traded real estate securities, including globally traded real estate investment trusts (REITs) and real estate operating companies (REOCs).

MSCI Australia Select High Dividend Yield Index

The MSCI Australia Select High Dividend Yield Index is designed to reflect the performance of listed Australian companies with higher dividend income and quality characteristics than average dividend yields and the potential for franked dividend income.

MSCI World Factor Mix A-Series Index

The MSCI World Factor Mix A-Series (AUD) Index captures large and mid cap representation across 23 Developed Market countries. It aims to represent the performance of quality, value and low volatility factor strategies. The index is an equal weighted combination of the MSCI Value Weighted, MSCI Minimum Volatility and MSCI Quality Indexes in a single composite index.

S&P 500® Index

The S&P 500® is widely regarded as the best single gauge of large-cap U.S. equities. There is over USD 9.9 trillion indexed or benchmarked to the index, with indexed assets comprising approximately USD 3.4 trillion of this total. The index includes 500 leading companies and captures approximately 80% coverage of available market capitalisation.

S&P Developed ex Australia LargeMidCap AUD Hedged Index

The S&P Developed Ex-Australia LargeMidCap AUD Hedged is a float-adjusted, market capitalisation weighted index comprising large- and mid-cap companies. Foreign currency exposures are hedged to reduce the impact of foreign currency fluctuations between the currency in which each constituent is denominated and the Australian Dollar. This index is part of the S&P Global Broad Market Index (BMI) Series.

S&P Developed ex Australia LargeMidCap AUD Index

The S&P Developed Ex-Australia LargeMidCap (AUD) is a float-adjusted, market capitalisation weighted index comprising large- and mid-cap companies, which represent approximately 85% of each relevant market's total available capital. This index is part of the S&P Global Broad Market Index (BMI) Series.

S&P Emerging Markets LargeMidCap Index

Combining the S&P Emerging LargeCap and S&P Emerging MidCap indices, the S&P Emerging LargeMidCap comprises the stocks representing the top 85% of float-adjusted market cap in each emerging country. It is a subset of the S&P Global BMI, a comprehensive, rules-based index measuring global stock market performance.

S&P Global Dividend Aristocrats Index

The S&P Global Dividend Aristocrats is designed to measure the performance of the highest dividend yielding companies within the S&P Global Broad Market Index (BMI) that have followed a policy of increasing or stable dividends for at least 10 consecutive years.

S&P/ASX 200 A-REIT Index

A sector subindex of the S&P/ASX 200, this index tracks the performance of Australian real estate investment trusts (A-REITs) and mortgage REITs.

S&P/ASX 200 Financials Ex A-REIT Index

A sector sub-index of the S&P/ASX 200, this index contains companies involved in activities such as banking, mortgage finance, consumer finance, specialized finance, investment banking and brokerage, asset management and custody, corporate lending, insurance, and financial investment, excluding Australian real estate investments trusts (A-REITs), mortgage REITs, equity REITs, and real estate management & development companies.

S&P/ASX 200 Index

The S&P/ASX 200 is recognized as the institutional investable benchmark in Australia. Index constituents are drawn from eligible companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. The S&P/ASX 200 is designed to measure the performance of the 200 largest index-eligible stocks listed on the ASX by float-adjusted market capitalisation. Representative, liquid, and tradable, it is widely considered Australia’s preeminent benchmark index.

S&P/ASX 200 ESG Index

The S&P/ASX 200 ESG Index is a broad-based, market-cap-weighted index that is designed to measure the performance of securities meeting sustainability criteria, while maintaining similar overall industry group weights as the S&P/ASX 200 Index.

S&P/ASX 200 Resources Index

A sector sub-index of the S&P/ASX 200 Index, this index provides investors with a sector exposure to the Resources sector of the Australian equity market as  classified as members of the GICS® resources sector. Resources are defined as companies classified in the Energy sector (GICS® Tier 1), as well as companies classified in the Metals and Mining Industry (GICS® Tier 3).

S&P/ASX 50 Index

The S&P/ASX 50 Index is Australia’s most prominent large-cap equity index and is designed to represent 50 of the largest and most liquid stocks listed on the ASX by float-adjusted market capitalisation.

S&P/ASX Australian Fixed Interest Index

The S&P/ASX Australian Fixed Interest Index Series is a broad benchmark index family designed to measure the performance of the Australian bond market, which meets certain investability criteria. The index is split across investable investment grade, Australian dollar denominated bonds issued in the local market with maturities greater than one year.

S&P/ASX Government Bond Index

The S&P/ASX Government Bond Index includes all securities in the Commonwealth Government Bond and the State Government Bond Indices. The issuer must be either the Australian Commonwealth Government or Australian State Government, Territories, and Semi-Government issuers.

S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Index

The S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries index is used as an institutional benchmark for small-cap Australian equity portfolios. The index is designed to measure companies included in the S&P/ASX 300, but not in the S&P/ASX 100.


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