STOXX named “Best Index Provider Japan”
Andreas von Brevern
Phone: +49 (0) 69 211 14284
ZURICH ( September 12, 2018) - STOXX Ltd., STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’s index business and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, has won the award “Best Index Provider Japan” from The Asset. It was presented at the Asset Triple A Private Banking, Wealth Management, Investment and ETF Awards 2018 in Hong Kong.
“For all of us at STOXX, receiving the prize was an honor. It recognizes our commitment and work in recent years not just in Japan, but also in the broader region. Asia/Pacific is undergoing a strong evolution in asset management, driven by a wealthier middle class, an ageing population, and rising deposits and investment penetration ratios. As investors there become more sophisticated, passive investing is gathering momentum, increasing demand for flagship blue-chip indices and smart-beta benchmarks. At STOXX we’ve embraced this trend with an expanding footprint in the region. Japan has been at the core of that expansion,” said Rick Chau, Head of Asia/Pacific.
The Asset, founded in 1999, is an integrated multi-media company serving the community of leading corporate and financial decision makers in Asia. According to the company’s own information, The Asset awards are Asia's preeminent recognition for those that have excelled in their respective industries. The awards programs are built upon a stringent methodology that is combined with a rigorous approach in selecting the best institutions and individuals operating in Asia.
For further information, please see www.stoxx.com.
Andreas von Brevern, phone: +49 69 211 14284
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About STOXX Limited
STOXX Ltd. is a global index provider, currently calculating a global, comprehensive index family of over 7,500 strictly rules-based and transparent indices. Best known for the leading European equity indices EURO STOXX 50, STOXX Europe 50 and STOXX Europe 600, STOXX Ltd. maintains and calculates the STOXX Global index family which consists of total market, broad and blue-chip indices for the regions Americas, Europe, Asia/Pacific and sub-regions Latin America and BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) as well as global markets.
To provide market participants with optimal transparency, STOXX indices are classified into four categories. Regular “STOXX” indices include all standard, theme and strategy indices that are part of STOXX’s integrated index family and follow a strict rules-based methodology. The “iSTOXX” brand typically comprises less standardized index concepts that are not integrated in the STOXX Global index family, but are nevertheless strictly rules-based. While indices that are branded “STOXX” and “iSTOXX” are developed by STOXX for a broad range of market participants, the “STOXX Customized” brand covers indices that are specifically developed for clients and do not carry the STOXX brand in the index name. Under the Omnient brand, STOXX offers custom indices from its existing index universe.
STOXX indices are licensed to more than 600 companies around the world as underlyings for Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), futures and options, structured products and passively managed investment funds. Three of the top ETFs in Europe and approximately 25% of all assets under management are based on STOXX indices. STOXX Ltd. holds Europe's number one and the world's number two position in the derivatives segment.
STOXX is part of Deutsche Boerse Group, and also calculates, disseminates and markets the DAX indices. www.stoxx.com
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