STOXX Named “Best Index Provider For Innovation” By The Asset
Andreas von Brevern
Phone: +49 (0) 69 211 14284
Zug (September 17, 2019) - Qontigo’s global index provider STOXX Ltd. has won the award “Best Index Provider for Innovation” from The Asset. It was presented at the Asset Triple A Private Banking, Wealth Management, Investment and ETF Awards 2019 in Hong Kong.
“We feel very honored to receive this prestigious award. It recognizes our client focus and our commitment to the Asian markets in recent years. Passive investing is picking up more and more speed in the Asia/Pacific region, and we are happy to provide innovative solutions for our clients, including sustainable, ESG and thematic solutions,” said Rick Chau, STOXX Head of Asia/Pacific.
STOXX’s success in Asia is built on cooperation with strong local partners, who help to understand precisely the expectations of regional investors when creating new index concepts. Expertise in factor and thematic strategies allows STOXX to address the rising sophistication among Asian investors looking to diversify beyond the traditional country exposure indices. Innovative STOXX indices were used as underlyings for ETFs in the Asia/Pacific region, such as the iSTOXX FactSet Automation & Robotics Index and the STOXX Global AI Index. Moreover, four thematic funds were launched in Japan this year.
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.
Andreas von Brevern
phone: +49 69 211 14284
Qontigo is a financial intelligence innovator and a leader in the modernization of investment management, from risk to return. The combination of the company’s world-class indices and best-of-breed analytics, with its technological expertise and customer-driven innovation enables its clients to achieve competitive advantage in a rapidly changing marketplace. Qontigo’s global client base includes the world’s largest financial products issuers, capital owners and asset managers. Created in 2019 through the combination of STOXX, DAX and Axioma, Qontigo is part of Deutsche Börse Group, headquartered in Eschborn with key locations in New York, Zug and London.
STOXX Ltd. is Qontigo’s 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.
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.
Qontigo’s index provider STOXX is part of Deutsche Börse Group, and the administrator of the DAX indices under the European Benchmark Regulation.
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