The STOXX Global 1800 Index consists of the 600 largest and most liquid companies in each of the developed Europe, North America and Asia/Pacific regions, currently stemming from 18 countries.
Gain objective and transparent exposure to a liquid of the world’s developed markets
Country and sectors
Obtain similar country and industry allocation to underlying markets, resulting in a diversified profile
Choose from price, net and gross return basis and four currencies
Adopt responsible strategies with the STOXX® Global 1800 ESG-X and with versions of the benchmark that follow the EU Climate Benchmark requirements
Granular industry focus
Employ derived sub-indices representing 11 industries and 20 supersectors
Top 10 Components
|ALPHABET CLASS C||Technology||US|
|TESLA||Automobiles and Parts||US|
|META PLATFORMS CLASS A||Technology||US|
|Exxon Mobil Corp.||Energy||US|
|UnitedHealth Group Inc.||Health Care||US|
|Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B||Financial Services||US|
Why have emerging markets become less risky than their developed counterparts?
Since late 2021, the STOXX Emerging Markets 1500 index has shown lower forecast and realized volatility than the STOXX Global 1800, a benchmark for developed economies. Using Axioma’s Factor Risk Models, a new whitepaper from Qontigo’s Applied Research team investigates the drivers of this anomaly.
Stocks rebound in October on hopes for Fed’s policy pivot
The STOXX Global 1800 index rose 7.1% in dollars last month, after falling to a two-year low. While most economists rightly forecast the Federal Reserve’s fourth consecutive hike of 75 basis points on Nov. 2, speculation grew during October that the central bank could indicate it would slow the pace of monetary tightening.
Stocks extend rout in September as central banks tighten monetary policy further
The STOXX Global 1800 index dropped 9.3% in dollars last month, taking its retreat in 2022 to 25.5%. The Federal Reserve, European Central Bank and Bank of England increased the cost of borrowing in the month, with the first two hiking by a larger-than-average 75 basis points.
New STOXX Global ESG Leaders index constituents announced
The outcome of the STOXX Global ESG Leaders’ annual review is out. Qontigo’s broadest benchmark tracking the highest ESG-scoring companies now comprises 425 constituents: 280 from Europe, 79 from North America and 66 from Asia/Pacific.
Stocks resume pullback in August on outlook for higher interest rates
The STOXX Global 1800 index dropped 4.1% in dollars last month, taking its retreat in 2022 to 17.9%. Investors are bracing for even tighter monetary policy as central banks fight higher-for-longer inflation.
Stocks jump by most since 2020 in July on interest-rate outlook, earnings beats
The STOXX Global 1800 index gained 7.9% in dollars last month, its best monthly showing since November 2020. The index is still down 14.4% in 2022.
STOXX Global 1800 index slides into bear market in June on recession fears
The global benchmark plunged 8.7% in dollars last month, wrapping up its worst month and quarter since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in the first quarter of 2020. The index is down 21% so far in 2022.
Stocks achieve narrow gain in May despite lingering interest rate concerns
The STOXX Global 1800 index rose 0.1% in dollars last month, paring an earlier decline of as much as 5.6%. Value and high-dividend stocks rise, but most other strategies struggle as investors contend with the prospect of higher interest rates.
Stocks tumble most since 2020 in April amid interest-rate concerns
The STOXX Global 1800 index fell 8.2% in dollars last month, taking its retreat in 2022 to 13.2%. US technology shares slumped 12.9% in month, the worst showing since November 2008.
Stocks rebound in March on hopes of Ukraine conflict resolution
The STOXX Global 1800 index rose 2.7% in dollars last month, with basic-resources and energy companies leading gains for a second consecutive month. The benchmark is still down 5.5% for 2022.