STOXX Limited wins “Most Innovative Index Provider Global 2015” award
Andreas von Brevern
Phone: +49 (0) 69 211 14284
STOXX Limited, a leading provider of innovative, tradable and global index concepts, today announced that it has won the CFI.co 2015 Award under the category “Most Innovative Index Provider Global 2015”. The award is presented by Capital Finance International (CFI.co), a print journal and online resource reporting on business, economics and finance.
“We are delighted to be acknowledged as Most Innovative Index Provider Global 2015 by the renowned industry publication CFI.co. This award proves that our innovative index concepts are recognized by the market,” said Hartmut Graf, chief executive officer, STOXX Limited. “Our global index family includes innovative concepts such as smart-beta, strategy and theme indices. An example of STOXX’s ongoing commitment to innovation are the STOXX True Exposure Indices which were launched earlier this year. This index family is the first global offering that allows investments in selected countries or regions while limiting the exposure to foreign currency and market risks.”
“Our CFI.co award program identifies individuals and organizations that truly add value. STOXX has become peerless when it comes to understanding markets and their behavior. By providing a comprehensive set of transparent benchmarks to the global industry, STOXX has made itself indispensable,” said the CFI.co judging panel.
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About STOXX Limited
STOXX Ltd. is a global index provider, currently calculating a global, comprehensive index family of over 7,000 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 three 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.
STOXX indices are licensed to more than 500 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 Börse Group, and markets the DAX indices. www.stoxx.com
STOXX, Deutsche Börse 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 Börse 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 Börse 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 Börse Group or their licensors, research partners or data providers.
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