Handelsbanken Commodity Index Excess Return reflects the return on a basket of 15 different raw materials. The return on each commodity is calculated using Handelsbanken’s index of each commodity. The proportions of the raw materials are determined each year at predetermined weights. The weights vary between the rebalances depending on the yield in each raw material. All calculations of the index are in US dollars.
The Nordic High Dividend Low Volatility Criteria Index is an index that reflects the return on a portfolio of Nordic equities with a combination of high direct returns and low historical volatility. The index is folded every six months. The index does not include shares in companies where more than five percent of revenue comes from the extraction, production or distribution of fossil fuels.
The Nordic ESG Index is an index that reflects the return on a portfolio of shares in the largest Nordic companies that meet specific sustainability criteria. Potential companies are graded using ISS-Oekom’s analysis methodology that takes into account sector-specific aspects and awards the best companies the grade “Prime”.
Key Features and Coverage on RIMES
For this data source, RIMES hosts approximately 78 companies and 18 indices. Index data coverage includes the Nordic ESG, Nordic High Div and SHB Commodities indices.
Some of the data items available include:
- Bond Items – coupon rate, description, ISIN, liquidity type, local id, maturity date, notional face value, sector description, symbol, etc.
- Index Items – average convexity, average coupon rate, average duration, average life, average modified duration, the average yield to maturity, cash payment (year-to-date), gross price, market capitalisation, notional face value, price index, total return, etc.