Commodities such as oil, gold, and wheat have played a part in asset allocation decisions for decades, historically providing diversification and inflation protection benefits.

More than 30 years ago, we created the S&P GSCI, a straightforward yet sophisticated measure of commodity beta comprised of the most liquid commodity futures. Today, the S&P GSCI is providing a blueprint for the next generation of commodity indices, targeting specific themes including battery metals, carbon markets, and food security.


Spotlight on Commodities: Inflation and Innovation

What could the convergence of inflation and interest rate tightening mean for commodities? CME Group’s Blu Putnam takes a fundamental look at global commodity markets with S&P DJI’s Jim Wiederhold and Kelsey Stokes.

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The Next 30 Years of Commodity Index Investing


While 30 years is a lifetime in commodities investing, what more can we expect in the next three decades?

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Take a closer look at how the commodity landscape has evolved over the first 30 years.


Research & Insights

  • Commodities Go Electric

    In collaboration with S&P Global Commodity Insights, S&P DJI launched the S&P GSCI Electric Vehicle Metals.

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  • Introducing the S&P GSCI Freight Indices

    How can indices help investors track global economic activity and commodity dynamics?

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  • S&P GSCI Light Energy

    What are the potential risk/return benefits of reducing energy allocations in commodity indices?

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  • Meet the First Global Voluntary Carbon Market Index

    How can the S&P GSCI Global Voluntary Carbon Liquidity Weighted help investors with price discovery?

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  • Performance Overview

    Get the latest data for S&P GSCI sectors and single commodities.

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