Daily Archives: December 4, 2015

Bonds : S&P 500® Bonds, Learn Index Methodology

While there is no shortage of indices that seek to measure the domestic investment-grade corporate bond sector, the S&P 500 Bond Index makes the meaningful distinction of aiming to track bonds issued by S&P 500 blue-chip companies. The index also has exhibited risk-efficient properties, delivering higher returns with lower volatility, compared with the existing investment-grade corporate bond indices thereby providing potentially higher diversification benefits.

Is the S&P 500 Bond Index to bonds what the S&P 500 is to equities? We’ll take a look at how this new index tracks the domestic investment-grade corporate bond sector and the properties that make it unique from other similar indices.  Read more

See the full video