STOXX Named “Most Innovative Index Provider” By Etfexpress For The Ninth Time
Andreas von Brevern
Phone: +49 (0) 69 211 14284
Zug (March 7, 2019) – STOXX Ltd., the index business of Deutsche Boerse Group and a global provider of innovative and tradable index solutions, has won the “Most Innovative Index Provider” award by Etfexpress for the ninth time. Award winners are chosen based on votes cast by market participants from the index and ETF business. Since 2010, STOXX has consistently received this award.
“We feel much honored by this award; it underscores two of the main drivers of our business, which are innovation and reliability. Just recently, STOXX introduced the STOXX Europe 600 ESG-X Index, the first ESG screened benchmark solution, and launched an additional set of seven new thematic indices. We are committed to remain at the forefront of innovation in the index industry by delivering the best suitable solutions for our clients,” said Roberto Lazzarotto, STOXX Head of Sales.
Etfexpress, founded in 2002, is a digital news publisher serving institutional investors, wealth managers, investment managers and advisers across all asset classes. The awards are based on a 'peer review system' whereby readers are invited to elect a 'best in class' in a series of categories via an online survey. In each category, the firms with the most votes are subject to a final review by etfexpress’s senior editorial team.
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 10,000 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
STOXX, Deutsche Boerse Group and their licensors, research partners or data providers do not make any warranties or representations, express or implied, with respect to the timeliness, sequence, accuracy, completeness, currentness, merchantability, quality or fitness for any particular purpose of its index data and exclude any liability in connection therewith. STOXX, Deutsche Boerse Group and their licensors, research partners or data providers are not providing investment advice through the publication of indices or in connection therewith. In particular, the inclusion of a company in an index, its weighting, or the exclusion of a company from an index, does not in any way reflect an opinion of STOXX, Deutsche Boerse Group or their licensors, research partners or data providers on the merits of that company. Financial instruments based on the STOXX® indices, DAX® indices or on any other indices supported by STOXX are in no way sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by STOXX, Deutsche Boerse Group or their licensors, research partners or data providers.
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