BIST Indices

BIST Indices

Borsa İstanbul calculates variety of market indices for investors to follow market movements.

62 of our 369 stock indices are calculated in real time and the remaining 307 once a session close.

In order to measure daily returns of variety of financial instruments such as debt securities, gold, bank deposit, profit share and mutual funds, total of 52 indices under the name of “BIST-KYD Indices” are calculated by Borsa İstanbul. The indices are used as benchmarks by the financial industry. 32 of the indices are calculated in real time and others are calculated once a day at the end of day.

20 Risk Control Indices are calculated for investors who want to limit the volatility of their investment on an equity index and/or a market. 6 Leveraged and Short Indices are calculated in order to reflect the return of a reference index (underlying index) by multiple of the leverage factor in the same direction or opposite direction. 

In order to measure the daily returns of USD/Ounce gold transactions realized in Precious Metals and Diamond Markets (PMDM) 1 Gold Index is calculated. 

Borsa İstanbul currently calculates 16 customized indices, including price and return versions, for corporations that wish to have indices calculated on their behalf.

Borsa İstanbul holds all the intellectual property rights to the BIST Indices and the Borsa İstanbul Market data. Therefore, financial institutions willing to issue financial products based on BIST indices and/or to calculate indices using Borsa İstanbul data have to sign a license agreement with Borsa İstanbul.

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