Syntax’s Stratified Weight™ approach is designed to correct for business risk concentrations that regularly occur in cap-weighted indices. These concentrations leave investors exposed to market shocks. Instead of concentrating in the largest companies, we spread index weight across business risk groups to provide a diversified return of all the business opportunities of a benchmark.
Rory Riggs, Founder and CEO of Syntax,
discussing our application of clinical sciences
techniques to index development.
Syntax CEO Rory Riggs responds to John Bogle in the Wall Street Journal on the dangers of cap weighting.
Announcing the publication of our paper in the Journal of Index Investing. This paper, which details our stratified-weight methodology, is an important breakthrough in risk identification and passive indexing.
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