New Australian Hedged Indexes

On July 1, CRSP began to offer four new Australian Hedged Indexes on NASDAQ GIDS:

Ticker Index Name
CRSPTAH1 CRSP US Total Market Index (AUD-hedged)
CRSPTAHT CRSP US Total Market TR Index (AUD-hedged)
CRSPTMA1 CRSP US Total Market Index AUD
CRSPTMAT CRSP US Total Market Total Return Index AUD


CRSP Announces Index Methodology Refinements for Q1 2015

CRSP will implement changes during the first quarter of 2015. These refinements will also be reflected in the methodology guide prior to year end. 


CRSP Cited by:

The Wall Street Journal
The Simple Math Favoring Index Funds in The Experts
Why Vanguard Is Secretive on Stock ETFs in Journal Reports

Value Stock ETFs: Apples-to-Apples? in Focus on Funds

The New York Times
Measure for Measure, Index Funds Rule in Your Money

CRSP In Action

WFA Conference Research Roundup

CRSP data played a critical role at the Western Finance Association (WFA) annual conference held June 17 – 20, 2015, in Seattle, Washington. Since WFA’s inception in 1965, CRSP data has underpinned a significant amount of the scholarly research presented each year. This year, approximately 125 papers were presented and CRSP data was widely used across a variety of topics.


90 Years of asset returns in 30 Seconds

Since 1960, CRSP has curated the research-quality market data included in the US Stock Database, which begins in December 1925. With the help of our partners at Investments Illustrated, the nine decades of prices and returns are compressed into this unique graphical presentation. For more illustrations of investment risk and return, please visit our Investments Illustrated Charts resources page.

Welcome to New Subscribers

The  Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) recently joined two other highly regarded India-based institutions in making CRSP data available to its scholarly researchers. The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) and Indian School of Business are also included in our expanding footprint in the region. India holds a special connection for University of Chicago as witnessed by the school’s Center in Delhi and by the important work Chicago Booth Professor Raghuram Rajan is performing as the 23rd Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.