The Asia Times Financial Index Group (ATFI)

The only media-branded index company in Asia 

ATFI combines accurate and credible emerging market financial news with expert, next-generation scalable indices to bring unique and accessible indexation benchmarking capabilities to Asian index creation.

ATFI combines proprietary local expertise with powerful index methodology and has already created three new Asia facing indices:

ATFI Indexes

ATF China Bond 50 Index

An investable cross-section of China’s onshore bond market containing both pure industry sectors and local government indices that includes: Corporates; Enterprises; Financials; Local Governments

ATFI’s Chinese Bond Market Index differs from regular bond indices because: It has unique daily data access from the Chinese bond market. It uses trading oriented methodology with a focus on liquid bonds

Global Fintech Leaders Index

The ATFI Global Fintech Leaders Index is an Asia-facing benchmark that captures the performance of diversified exposures from leading companies that use or are involved in innovations of financial technology. 

The Global Fintech Index uses data from -

  • Digital asset exchanges
  • Investment managers using robo advisories
  • Social media companies
  • Other fintech driven businesses

Global Green Energy Transport and Technology Leaders Index

The ATFI Global Green Energy Transport and Technology Leaders Index selects leading companies that have business involvement in the development, use or investment in: 

  • New energy vehicles
  • Autonomously driven vehicles 
  • Battery technology, 
  • Renewable energy 
  • Energy storage

ATFI is fully supported by the asiatimesfinancial.com (ATF) financial news media platform.

ATF’s media ecosystem uniquely examines and explains critically important Asian sectors with expert news, commentary, and analysis.

This news is regularly overlooked by major agencies and includes Asia-based commentaries and OPEDs from industry experts that spans issues crucial to Asian markets and economies – including green finance, electric vehicles, rare earth, renewable and clean energy, credit markets and defaults, SPACs, blockchain technology, digital currencies and more.

Supported by an innovative suite of multimedia tools that includes the television channel, ATF TV, and daily sets of graphics and infographics that distribute the content rapidly and globally via social media, ATF’s news and indexes now give Asia a unique, local, and credible media voice.

The ATFI Global Fintech Leaders Index: A primer

ATFI launches two new indexes for green energy & fintech

Age of the EV

Geely boss' Ecarx venture to provide high-tech chips for vehicles

FTSE Russell includes India bonds on watchlist for index inclusion

World Bank has revised its climate policy

China bond market opening up reveals some surprises

China Bonds: Coupon payout drags down inflation-worried bonds

Central banks 'should shut their mouth and open their wallets'

China ignites electric car production, sales 

Digital Currencies: China gets a new banknote. But why?

Electric Vehicles: Rise of EVs spells the end of the oil era

Asia Times Financial Indices Limited is a Hong Kong company CLI fully owned by Capital Link International Holdings Ltd (CLI).

CLI is a fully integrated financial services and media company that delivers a unique Asian combination of financial news media and indexation benchmarking capabilities that enable the development of ETFs, funds and advisory services.

CLI’s indexes are research driven and integrate machine learning expertise with data enrichment to bring systematic and transparent access to a range of opportunities in key sectors often missed by the classic benchmark methodologies. 

CLI has created a new breed of indices that – unlike existing approaches that rely on traditional static benchmark creation – capture the true value of important and rapidly moving emerging markets and sectors.

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