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The FT Wilshire Digital Asset Index Series and Digital Assets Taxonomy System (DATS) are the institutional market standard adopted to assess investment performance and attribution, manage risk exposure and launch index-linked products.

As the Digital Asset market continues to grow and evolve, we update our indexes and taxonomy to reflect the market changes.

Digital Asset Products

FT Wilshire Digital Assets Index Series

Digital Asset Indexes

The FT Wilshire Digital Asset Index Series is designed to provide investors with a set of institutionally rigorous benchmarks that measure the performance and value of individual and multiple digital asset portfolios. They provide genuine price discovery derived from highly rated digital asset exchanges and offer a high level of data transparency.

Download our research report - Digital Assets: Potential Roles and Risks in Institutional Portfolios here.

Single-coin Indexes
FT Wilshire 1Inch Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Aave Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Algorand Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Amp Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Avalanche Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Balancer Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Bitcoin Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Bitcoin Cash Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Cardano Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Chainlink Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Compound Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Cosmos Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Curve Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Dogecoin Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire EOS Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Ethereum Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Fantom Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Litecoin Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Loopring Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Maker Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire PAX Gold Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Perpetual Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Polkadot Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Polygon Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Solana Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Spell Token Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Stellar Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Tezos Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Yearn Finance Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Axie Infinity Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Bancor Network Token Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Chiliz Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Decentraland Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Enjin Coin Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Enzyme Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Ethereum Classic Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Fetch.AI Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Gala Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Internet Computer Protocol Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Kyber Network Crystal Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Livepeer Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Luna Classic Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Mirror Protocol Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire OMG NetworkBlended Price Index
FT Wilshire Ox Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Ren Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Sandbox Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Skale Network Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Sushi Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Synthetic Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Tron Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire XRP/Ripple Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire Uniswap Blended Price Index
FT Wilshire USD Coin Blended Price Index
Multi-coin Indexes

Our multi-coin indexes represent the largest and most liquid baskets of digital assets so that digital asset managers can create index-linked products such as ETCs, tracker funds, and structured products.

FT Wilshire Top 5 Digital Assets Index
FT Wilshire Top 5 Ex Bitcoin Index
FT Wilshire Bitcoin Ethereum Index
FT Wilshire Large Coin Ex Meme Digital Asset Index
Thematic Indexes

These are baskets of 10 of the largest and most liquid digital assets which share common underlying attributes as guided by the Digital Assets Taxonomy System (DAT) themes.  These indexes are ready-made for launching investment themed index-linked products such ETCs, tracker funds, and structured products. Both equally weighted and cap-weighted versions are available.

FT Wilshire Environmentally Focused Index
FT Wilshire Decentralized Finance Index
FT Wilshire Smart Contract Platforms Index

Digital assets advisory group

Digital Assets Advisory Group Members

Chaired by Blythe Masters, an expert in financial services, technology and digital assets, the independent Wilshire Digital Assets Advisory Group (Advisory Group) is comprised of highly-experienced digital asset practitioners to ensure full transparency into classification decisions and index methodology as the market continues to evolve at pace.

The Advisory Group members will be announced soon.

  • Blythe Masters, Chair
  • Deputy Co-Chair - Lady Rosemary Leith Berners-Lee, Co-founder, World Wide Web Foundation
  • Deputy Co-Chair - Doug Schwenk, CEO, Digital Asset Research (DAR)
  • Host - Mark Makepeace, CEO, Wilshire

contributing Exchanges

Contributing Exchanges

During the semi-annual exchange review, we look closely at CryptoCompare's Exchange Benchmark and associated data to determine if exchanges have met our criteria to be put on the Contributing Exchange inclusion watchlist. The reverse is also determined, if a Contributing Exchange fails to meet eligible criteria, it can be added to the watchlist for possible removal. More information on our Digital Assets Pricing and Indexes Methodology is here.

Contributing Exchanges
Bitfinex
Bitstamp
Coinbase
CrossTower
eToroX
Gemini
itBit
Kraken
LMAX Digital
Okcoin

Watchlist Exchanges

During the semi-annual exchange review, we look closely at CryptoCompare's Exchange Benchmark and associated data to determine if exchanges have met our criteria to be put on the Contributing Exchange inclusion watchlist. The reverse is also determined, if a Contributing Exchange fails to meet eligible criteria, it can be added to the watchlist for possible removal. More information on our Digital Assets Pricing and Indexes Methodology is here.

Watchlist Exchanges
CEX.io
Inclusion
FTX
Inclusion

DIGITAL ASSETS TAXONOMY SYSTEM (DATS)

Digital Assets Taxonomy System (DATS)

The hierarchy of supersector, sector, and subsector can be found in the DATS methodology here and a breakdown of assets classified is here. You can find more information on Wilshire’s complete digital asset indexes and research tools here.

Themes
DeFi
Environmentally Focused
DeFi, Environmentally Focused
Layer 1 (coming soon)
Supersectors
Computation Platforms
Digital Currencies
Financial Instruments
Sectors
Application Tokens
Distributed Computation & Storage
General Purpose
Notarization and Supply Chain Management
Privacy-Preserving
Protocol Interoperability
Security Tokens
Smart Contract Platforms
Stable and Asset Backed
Staking Instruments and Decentralized Autonomous Organizations
Subsectors
Accounts Receivable Factoring Platforms
Advertising Platforms
Algorithmic, Non-Collateralized Stablecoins
Atomic Swap Solutions
Cloud-Computing Intermediary
Commodity Collateralized Coins
Crowdsourced Computation Platform
Crowdsourced Data Storage Platform
Crypto Collateralized Stablecoins
DAO Governance Shares
Data Notarization Platforms
Decentralized Identity Solutions
Default Privacy Coins
Digital Art, Collectibles & Non-Fungible Tokens
Exchange Tokens
Fiat Collateralized Stablecoins
Gaming Services
Gas Fee Tokens
General Purpose Smart Contract Platforms
Gift Cards, Rebates and Coupons
Intermediary Interoperability Solutions
Optional Privacy Coins
Prediction Markets
Privacy-Focused Smart Contract Platforms
Real Asset Collateralized Coins
Retail Payments & Point of Sale
Scalability-Focused Smart Contract Platforms
Security-Focused Smart Contract Platforms
Smart Contract Oracles
Social Networks
Staking Token
Standard Monetary Protocols
Supply Chain Management Platforms
Tokenized Debt
Tokenized Derivatives
Tokenized Hedge Funds & Venture Capital Funds
Tokenized Indexes
Tokenized Wallet Applications
Video Games

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