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Index Equity

Index Equity

Delivering index exposure across regions and investment styles in a cost-efficient manner while minimizing tracking error.



Managing Director, Asia Pacific
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Minimize Tracking Error and Transaction Costs

We manage index funds to minimize transaction costs and maximize liquidity to achieve low tracking error, leveraging our integrated technology platform, global scale, and decades of experience in portfolio management and trading.



  • Effective Index Tracking Through Efficient Tracking Error Management
  • Index Investing With Impact Through Sustainable Stewardship Practices
  • Reliability from a Global Indexing Leader


Who It's For

  • Investors Seeking to Match the Performance of an Index: Many decades of experience and scale drives index management decisions.
  • Investors Seeking to Deliver Impact Through Their Portfolio's Index Allocations: Creating impact for index investors through effective stewardship practices.
  • Investors Seeking to Reduce Overall Portfolio Costs by Allocating to Index Strategies: A global index framework backed by knowledge, experience and scale allowing low cost index. management.

Asset Allocation does not guarantee a profit or protect against a loss in a declining market. It is a method used to help manage investment risk.


Offered in a Suite of Products

  • FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index Strategy
  • MSCI ACWI ex-US IMI Index Strategy
  • MSCI ACWI Index Strategy
  • MSCI EAFE Index Strategy
  • MSCI Emerging Markets Index Strategy
  • Russell 1000 Index Strategy
  • Russell 2000 Index Strategy
  • Russell 3000 Index Strategy
  • S&P 500 Index Strategy
  • S&P Global Infrastructure Index Strategy

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Important Information

Northern Trust Corporation. Head Office: 50 South La Salle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603 U.S.A. Incorporated with limited liability in the U.S. Products and services provided by subsidiaries of Northern Trust Corporation may vary in different markets and are offered in accordance with local regulation. For more information, read our legal and regulatory information about individual market offices.

Northern Trust Asset Management is composed of Northern Trust Investments, Inc., Northern Trust Global Investments Limited, Northern Trust Fund Managers (Ireland) Limited, Northern Trust Global Investments Japan, K.K., NT Global Advisors, Inc., 50 South Capital Advisors, LLC, Northern Trust Asset Management Australia Pty Ltd, and investment personnel of The Northern Trust Company of Hong Kong Limited and The Northern Trust Company.

This material is directed to professional clients only and is not intended for retail clients. For Asia-Pacific markets, it is directed to institutional investors, expert investors and professional investors only and should not be relied upon by retail investors.

Issued by Northern Trust Global Investments Limited.