May 30, 2013

Thomson Reuters Named Best Islamic Index Provider in the Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2013

Thomson Reuters honored for Islamic Finance and Index provision expertise

HONG KONG – Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced it has been named the Best Islamic Index Provider in the Asset magazine’s Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2013. The winners were selected by the Asset’s editorial team in consultation with the magazine’s readers, including Asian and global issuers, institutions and investors active in the region.

Thomson Reuters has been at the heart of Islamic finance for over 30 years, offering innovative Shariah compliant investment and trading solutions for financial professionals. With extensive experience in building, maintaining and distributing indices spanning multiple asset classes and specialties, index partners and clients have come to rely on Thomson Reuters for its unrivalled data and content sets, helping investors to make better decisions faster.

“Developing the rapidly growing Islamic finance industry to the efficiency and transparency expected in advanced financial markets, will require the provision of deep and reliable market pricing indicators, benchmarks and terms and conditions” said Jason Du Preez, global head, indices and symbology, Thomson Reuters.

“This award is a testament to the breadth and depth of Thomson Reuters comprehensive information and knowledge solutions, which boasts an extensive coverage across various Shariah-compliant asset classes. We thank the readers for their continued confidence in us,” added Russell Haworth, managing director, Middle East and North Africa, Thomson Reuters.

The Asset magazine’s Triple A Islamic Finance Awards recognize the contributions made by issuers and institutions in the development of the Islamic finance market. This is the first year Thomson Reuters has participated.

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