London Stock Exchange Group wins global ETF award

  • LSEG top European exchange for ETF trading by volume
  • Fourth consecutive win for LSEG ETF team

For the fourth consecutive year, London Stock Exchange Group has been recognised as the leading European exchange for Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by volume at the Seventh Annual Global ETF Awards.

The award was received by Pietro Poletto, Head of Fixed Income and ETF Markets at London Stock Exchange Group, during an awards ceremony in New York. The event was attended by ETF industry leaders from exchanges, issuers and participants from around the world.

Pietro Poletto, Head of Fixed Income and ETF Markets at London Stock Exchange Group, said:

“We are proud and delighted to receive this award, which shows our leadership in the ETF space at a European level. This is the fourth year in a row we have won this award, which confirms our commitment to our international customer base, and to the growth and effective facilitation of the European ETF markets.”

In the first three months of 2011, there were 947,207 ETF trades worth £26 billion across London Stock Exchange Group’s markets, an increase of 27 and 30 per cent respectively on the same period last year.

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About London Stock Exchange Group

London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L) sits at the heart of the world’s financial community. The Group operates a broad range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets, including London Stock Exchange; Borsa Italiana; MTS, Europe's leading fixed income market; and Turquoise, offering pan-European and US lit and dark equity trading. Through its markets, the Group offers international business unrivalled access to Europe’s capital markets.

The Group is a leading developer of high performance trading platforms and capital markets software and also offers its customers around the world an extensive range of real-time and reference data products and market-leading post-trade services. 

Headquartered in London, United Kingdom with significant operations in Italy and Sri Lanka, the Group employs around 1,500 people.

Further information on London Stock Exchange Group can be found at www.londonstockexchangegroup.com