Whitepaper - January 2020

STOXX Factor Indices: Targeted Factor Exposures with Managed Liquidity and Risk Profiles

The STOXX Factor Index suite is comprised of five single-factor indices and a multifactor index engineered to deliver the excess returns associated with each factor using a diversified index of securities with carefully managed exposure, liquidity and risk characteristics. This paper provides a comprehensive description of the STOXX factor Indices and an extensive discussion of their characteristics and performance.

Authors

Melissa R. Brown, CFA

Managing Director of Applied Research

Olivier d'Assier

Senior Principal, Applied Research - APAC

Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

Senior Principal, Applied Research

Diana R. Baechle, PhD

Director, Applied Research

Natan Borshansky

Manager, Applied Research