FTSE Global Equity Index Series (FTSE GEIS)

Our Global Equity Index Series gives you unparalleled coverage of global equity markets from large cap to micro-cap, across developed and emerging markets.

FTSE GEIS gives you unparalleled coverage across the global equity universe

The FTSE Global Equity Index Series (FTSE GEIS) provides a robust global equity index framework with the versatility to tailor to your investment view. The series includes over 19,000 large, mid, small and micro-cap securities across 49 developed and emerging markets globally, with a wide range of modular indices available to target specific markets and market segments.

FTSE Russell offers a consistent and flexible capping methodology to help investors meet concentration and diversification requirements. Learn about the Capping Methodology applied to FTSE GEIS.

FTSE Global Sector Indices are based on the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB) and offer a flexible, modular range of benchmarks spanning 11 Industries, 20 Supersectors, 45 Sectors and 173 Subsectors.

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FTSE GEIS embodies FTSE Russell’s philosophy that indices should be positioned from “the investor’s view,” reflecting not only how the investor sees the world, but also the objectives and investment criteria they define.

Inclusive perspective

FTSE GEIS reflects an inclusive approach that is enriched by the insight of industry and market experts around the world. Our presence in local markets presents opportunities to work directly with investors and apply this collective perspective to index innovation.

Universal taxonomy

By defining markets and securities on the basis of quantifiable, measurable attributes, FTSE GEIS delivers an unbiased representation of global equity markets and a reliable way for investors to gain targeted exposure to market opportunities.

FTSE Russell's unique four tiered country classification structure provides a clear view of the global equity market landscape.

Rules-based flexibility

FTSE GEIS is constructed through a transparent, rules-based methodology that includes the versatility required to meet diverse investor needs.

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