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SGI Tactical Short Index

Index level: 96.488 as of 16/09/2021

Main characteristics

Bloomberg Code SGIXTSE
Inception Date 08/05/2012
Return Type Excess Return
Currency EUR
Calculated By S&P Dow Jones


The SGI Tactical Short Index is a short only strategy designed to position for market drops by investing in a basket of 50 European stocks. The Index aims to optimally sell high by betting on a downward correction after a price increase.


Every month,50 European stocks are selected among the members of the S&P Euro Index, under liquidity constraints: large market cap and a daily turnover greater than EUR 5M. Every day, the weight of each stock is reassessed individually according to its past 10-day performance. The exposure is close to 0% on the worst performing stocks and close to -2% on the best performing stocks.

The SGI Tactical Short (the “Index”) is the property of SG, which has contracted with S&P Opco, LLC (a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC) (“S&P Dow Jones Indices”) to maintain and calculate the Index. S&P® is a registered trademarks of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC (“SPFS”); Dow Jones® is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC (“Dow Jones”); and these trademarks have been licensed to S&P Dow Jones Indices. “Calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices Custom” and its related stylized mark(s) are service marks of S&P Dow Jones Indices and have been sublicensed for certain purposes by SG. Neither S&P Dow Jones Indices, SPFS, Dow Jones nor any of their affiliates shall be liable for any errors or omissions in calculating the Index.