Sign up for free newsletter

 

The etfexpress Awards 2011 for excellence among managers and service providers of exchange-traded funds has reflected the rapid growth of the industry over the past year amid investment by a broader range of clients, institutional, corporate and individual, than ever before.

The awards, presented on 2 March by actress Cherie Lunghi at a lunch in Mayfair, were decided by the votes of etfexpress subscribers, who include investors as well as managers and other industry professionals at firms including fund administrators, custodians, advisers and distributors.

The etfexpress Awards 2011 honour the firms that have contributed to the rapid development of an industry that saw assets increase by nearly 30 per cent last year and that is forecast to reach USD2trn in the course of 2012.
 
It also comes as the industry marks the 21st anniversary of its inception on 9 March 1990, when the first ETF, the Toronto 35 Index Participation Fund, was listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Today the sector has expanded to embrace other products such as exchange-traded notes and commodities traded on 50 exchanges around the world.
 
These achievements are reflected in the winners of the etfexpress Awards 2011, which are as follows:
 
Most Innovative Index Provider: Stoxx
 
Best Asia-Pacific ETF Manager: Nikko Asset Management Europe
 
Best North American ETF Administrator: BNY Mellon
 
Best North America Equity ETF Manager: Source
 
Best Europe Equity ETF Manager: Source
 
Best Commodity ETF Manager: Source
 
Best Fixed Income (All Excluding Cash) ETF Manager: Credit Suisse
 
Best Fixed Income – Cash (Money Market) ETF Manager: Amundi Investments
 
Best European Exchange for Listing ETFs: London Stock Exchange Group
 
Best Currency ETF Manager: WisdomTree
 
Best Global Equity ETF Manager: iShares
 
Best ETF Research Provider: BlackRock ETF Research and Implementation Unit
 
Best Mixed ETF Manager: db x-trackers
 
Most Innovative European ETP Provider: db x-trackers
 
Most Innovative European ETF Provider: ETF Securities
 
Most Innovative North American ETP Provider: Invesco
 
Best North American Exchange for Listing ETFs: NYSE Arca
 
Best European ETF Administrator: Brown Brothers Harriman
 
Most Innovative North American ETN Provider: iPath
 
Best Emerging Markets Equity ETF Manager: Global X Funds
 
Best Global (ex-US) Equity ETF Manager: Global X Funds
 
Most Innovative North American ETF Provider: Global X Funds
 
Best Asian Exchange for Listing ETFs: HKEx

Best Alternative ETF Manager: IndexIQ

Please click here to download a copy of the special report etfexpress Awards 2011

 


Subscribe to free daily newsletter
features
Special report
etffexpress Awards 2015 - The Winners

etffexpress Awards 2015 - The Winners

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 14:58

The etfexpress Awards 2015 for excellence among managers and service providers of exchange traded funds/products celebrate the achievements of firms that contributed to another year of significant growth in assets for the sector, with assets under management in ETFs/ETPs nearing the USD500bn mark... »

Special report
State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

Comment
oil

Reasons to be bearish on oil

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 18:26

Despite the sharp falls in the oil price, the unwinding of speculative bullish positions that has reinforced downward pressure since the summer of 2014 is probably not yet over, says Viktor Nossek, Director of Research, WisdomTree Europe…  ... »

Article

Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

Comment
Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

latestjobs
Lead C++ Software Engineer (Ultra-Low Latency)

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Front Office Equity Derivatives Quant | NYC

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Network Operations Engineer-Prop Trading Firm

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT

events
2 days 11 hours from now - New York
1 week 5 days from now - Zurich
2 weeks 1 day from now - New York
2 weeks 1 day from now - San Francisco
specialreports