Shanghai– June 11, 2020 – China Securities Index Co., Ltd. (hereinafter CSI), a leading index provider in China, is pleased to announce that it was recently named the “Best Index Provider for ETFs” in China by The Asset for the “Sustainable Investing Awards” in Asian asset servicing industry. Due to the excellence in indices research and development, as well as the high-quality service, CSI was chosen as the best China index provider for ETFs, which is the only domestic provider recognized by the expert panel of judges for five consecutive years.
CSI is devoted to meet the highest standards in benchmark administration. In 2018, CSI completed its first IOSCO compliance review. In October 2019, CSI became the first Asian administrator under the EU Benchmark Regulation (EU BMR), which has effectively regulated entities that are involved in the provision, contribution and use of benchmarks in the EU.
With over 15 years of expertise in index development and research, CSI is gaining global reputation with various accolades rewarded and growing AUM benchmarked to CSI indices in global markets. In line with the changing regulatory environment and rapid market development, CSI will continue fulfilling its mission of promoting financial innovation and serving diverse investor demands. CSI looks forward to contributing further to the asset management industry with long lasting support from the community.
Jointly established by the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, CSI now manages over 4400 indices, including CSI index family, Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) index family and a handful of other indices. The indices’ underlyings cover equity, bond, commodities futures, index futures, funds in over 16 countries and regional markets, with Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Hong Kong being the core markets. CSI is the sole index provider for index futures in China, and it accounts for about 2/3 domestic market shares by passive products’ total AUM for years. In Asia, there are 220 ETFs tracking CSI-managed indices, and the aggregate AUM reaches CNY 568 billion. Furthermore, CSI is a leading China A Share ETF index provider in the international market, who accounts for half of the market shares in terms of AUM.
For further information on CSI, please visit the company website at www.csindex.com.cn.