The FTSE Grayscale Crypto Sector Index Series offers you a new way of thinking about the digital asset market, providing a comprehensive framework that allows you to measure the performance of the expanding crypto universe.
The index series seeks to bring clarity to this rapidly evolving asset class by identifying five distinct sectors that can be used as a roadmap to navigate the digital asset universe:
- Smart Contract Platforms
- Consumer and Culture
- Utilities and Services
An overarching governance framework has been established to effectively oversee FTSE Russell digital asset indices, from pricing data to index maintenance. FTSE Russell and Grayscale will reassess the sectors and their constituents quarterly to reflect the dynamic nature of the crypto asset class.
The FTSE Grayscale Currencies Crypto Sector Index includes digital assets that serve three fundamental roles – medium of exchange, store of value, and unit of account.
Smart Contract Platforms
The FTSE Grayscale Smart Contract Platform Crypto Sector Index includes digital assets that are general purpose networks that provide programmable functionalities. These platforms primarily support the broad development and execution of self-executing contracts.
The FTSE Grayscale Financials Crypto Sector Index includes digital asset networks, protocols, and applications that seek to deliver financial transactions and services.
Consumer and Culture
The FTSE Grayscale Consumer and Culture Crypto Sector Index includes digital asset networks, protocols, and applications that seek to deliver and support consumption-centric activities across a variety of goods and services.
Utilities and Services
FTSE Grayscale Utilities and Services Crypto Sector Index includes digital asset networks, protocols, and applications that seek to deliver practical and enterprise-level applications and functionalities.
FTSE Grayscale Currencies Crypto Sector Index Factsheet
FTSE Grayscale Smart Contract Platforms Crypto Sector Index Factsheet
FTSE Grayscale Financials Crypto Sector Index Factsheet
FTSE Grayscale Consumer and Culture Crypto Sector Index Factsheet
FTSE Grayscale Utilities and Services Crypto Sector Index Factsheet
Why choose FTSE Grayscale Crypto Sectors
Structured quarterly reviews are undertaken on this index series to reflect the dynamic nature of the crypto universe and to ensure the index series is organised in a timely and accurate manner that is reflective of industry standards.
Given the nascent state of regulation available in this space, enhanced governance and oversight is provided to oversee the index and its development framework, including vetted pricing to check that assets and exchanges meet robust review criteria before they appear in the data.
Fundamental to our principles of robust governance, transparency and integrity, we make index methodologies, ground rules and other important index governance documentation publicly available.
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