“The Kensho Intelligent Infrastructure Index goes beyond well-known traditional industrial firms by including companies involved in intelligent and connected home technologies, smart power grid technology, road sensors, traffic management infrastructure and smart water meters,” according to SSgA.

Data suggest XKII is at the forefront of some disruptive, long-term, wide-ranging investment themes.

“Using XKII, investors can amplify an existing sector exposure towards the future of infrastructure, a pressing need given that McKinsey estimates the world needs to invest $3.3 trillion annually in infrastructure to meet global growth forecasts,” said SSgA. “A lot of this spending is likely to go towards more innovative structures to drive efficiency and future productivity gains with our society.”

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