STOXX Awarded “Most Innovative Index Provider” By Etfexpress For The Eighth Time
Andreas von Brevern
Phone: +49 (0) 69 211 14284
ZURICH (March 9, 2018) - STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’s index business and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, has again won the award “Most Innovative Index Provider” in 2017 by etfexpress. STOXX has received this title for the eighth time since 2010. Award winners are selected based on votes cast by readers of etfexpress, namely market participants from the index and ETF business.
“Winning this award again is a great honor, as it proves our customer dedication and value contribution for their businesses by providing the right investment tools,” said Matteo Andreetto, chief executive officer, STOXX Limited. “We will continue to develop innovative indices as our most recently launched STOXX AI Global Artificial Intelligence Index shows, the first AI index that uses AI to select its constituents.”
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.
For further information, please see www.stoxx.com.
Heiner Seidel/Andreas von Brevern, phone: +49 69 211 11500
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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 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 Boerse Group, and also 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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