The merger of index powerhouses FTSE and Russell in May this year signalled a step change in the industry. Once seen as the sober setters of benchmarks and guardians of market data, indexers now employ more quants than the average bank – providing the intellectual firepower that underpins an ever-growing chunk of the world's assets under management.
Gareth Parker, senior director for index research, design and development at FTSE Russell has witnessed this evolution first hand. Starting out at t
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