STOXX Limited announced that it has been named “The Most Innovative Index Provider Europe 2010”. This is the second consecutive year that STOXX has received this award. The award was presented at the 7th Annual ETF Global Awards Dinner and Workshop ….
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“Winning the award for most innovative index provider for the second consecutive year is a great honor, and acknowledges our dedication to bring state of the art index concepts to the market,” said Hartmut Graf, chief executive officer, STOXX Limited. “Our most recent, innovative index launches include the STOXX Global Index family, which combines traditional equity indices with a full suite of strategy indices designed for more sophisticated investment approaches, as well as the STOXX Global ESG Leaders Indices, a sustainability index family which will set new standards in terms of full transparency and comprehensiveness in the ESG indexing space.”
There are currently 295 ETFs based on STOXX, DAX and SMI indices, including the flagship EURO STOXX 50, STOXX Europe 600 Supersector and STOXX Select Dividend indices. As of July 2010, STOXX is the marketing agent for the indices of Deutsche Boerse AG and SIX Group AG.
Recent index launches by STOXX include the STOXX Global Index family of more than 1,200 indices, as well as the STOXX Global ESG Leaders, STOXX Europe Islamic Indices and EURO STOXX 50 Monthly Leverage and EURO STOXX 50 Monthly Double Short Indices. The STOXX Europe Christian Index, EURO STOXX 50 Monthly Leverage and EURO STOXX 50 Monthly Double Short Indices also serve as the basis of ETFs.
Source: ETFWorld – STOXX