Bringing you live news and features since 2006 

Hartmut Graf, chief executive officer, Stoxx

Euro Stoxx and Euro Stoxx size indices licensed to Eurex

RELATED TOPICS​

The Euro Stoxx Index and its respective size indices Euro Stoxx Large, Mid and Small, have been licensed to Eurex to serve as the basis for equity index futures and options.

This is the first time that these four indices are used as an underlying for equity index futures and options contracts.

The new derivatives will become available at the end of July 2010.

"The transparent and rules based methodology of the Euro Stoxx Index and its respective size indices make them ideal instruments to measure the performance of the leading large, mid or small cap companies in the Euro-zone. By licensing these four indices, Eurex complements their existing offering of pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 derivatives," says Hartmut Graf, chief executive officer, Stoxx.

The Euro Stoxx Index was launched on 15 June 1998. A subset of the Stoxx Europe 600 Index, it represents approximately 300 small capitalization companies in the following 12 Euro zone countries: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. The index is weighted by free float adjusted market capitalization, and each component’s weight is capped at 20 per cent of the index’s total free-float market capitalization.

The Euro Stoxx size indices were launched on 11 October 1999. The Euro Stoxx Large Index comprises approximately 100 large capitalisation companies from the Euro Stoxx Index, while the Euro Stoxx Mid and Euro Stoxx Small indices comprise approximately 100 mid and small capitalisation companies each, respectively.

The Euro Stoxx Index and its respective size indices are available in price and net return versions, and are calculated in euro and US dollars. The indices are reviewed quarterly in March, June, September and December.

Latest News

Raymond James Investment Management plans to launch an ETF product platform in 2025 to support strong client demand in alignment..
Aniket Ullal, Director of ETF Data and Research at CFRA Research, has written a note looking at ETFs with exposure..
Tradeweb reports the following data derived from trading activity on the Tradeweb Markets institutional European- and US-listed ETF platforms...
iShares writes that its assets under management have reached USD4 trillion. The firm says this comes off the back of..

Related Articles

Chris Lo, Columbia Threadneedle
In a recent insight on India by Columbia Threadneedle Investments, the firm reports that the country’s economic reforms, which aim...
With an election on the horizon in the United States a group of ETFs is poised to capture investments on...
Robot worker
Qraft Technologies, based in South Korea, specialises in the use of AI in security selection and portfolio construction....
Andrea Busi, Directa SIM
Romain Thomas talks to Andrea Busi (pictured), CEO of Directa SIM, who explains why the online trading platform has just...
Subscribe to the ETF Express newsletter

Subscribe for access to our weekly newsletter, newsletter archive, updates on the site and exclusive email content.

Marketing by