The NASDAQ OMX Valueguard-KTH Housing Index(TM) is based on a statistical model that compensates for different types of homes sold during various periods. The aim is to provide as accurate a picture as possible of the actual underlying price trends.
The index offers a basis for new financial products such as insurance of the market value of housings and home saver accounts that follow developments on the housing market. The value of the underlying product – Sweden villas and apartments – is large and comparable to the total value of all registered companies.
NASDAQ OMX Valueguard-KTH index family is developed to accurately track the price development in the housing market. The index family currently covers the price of flats in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmoe. Index values are calculated and published on a monthly basis. Additional indexes, covering more cities and regions in Sweden and also single family homes will later be added to index family. To read more about the index construction please go to Valueguard homepage.