Benchmarks vary in their methodologies and index parameters. Some
aim to reflect only the higher end of the market, while others provide
a more comprehensive view. Despite these and other nuances, we see
that several benchmarks delivered nearly identical returns in February 2018.
In this paper, you will learn:
Why investors should be paying as little as possible for market beta
How two case studies show that market benchmarks are essentially interchangeable
Ways Morningstar’s Open Indexes Project is making benchmarking more accessible