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S&P Dow Jones Indices Website Named Best Index Site of the Year for 2013 by ETF.Com

NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices, one of the world's leading providers of financial market indices, announced today that its website, www.spdji.com, has been named "Best Index Website of the Year" by ETF.com (previously IndexUniverse.com). According to ETF.com, "S&P Dow Jones receives wide praise for the navigability of the redesigned S&P website, especially coupled with easy access to tons of data, including index returns."

The ETF.com Awards aim to recognize the people, products and companies that are driving the ETF industry forward and helping to create better products and outcomes for investors. The awards are voted on by a committee of independent ETF professionals, as detailed here

Over recent months, S&P Dow Jones Indices unveiled several website enhancements to its award winning site that has improved user experiences for more efficient access to its index data, flagship indices, cutting-edge index research, and information offerings across asset classes. As a result of wide-ranging metrics analysis and user feedback, these site-wide enhancements mean the website is evolving with the changing needs of the world's index users.

"S&P Dow Jones Indices is honored to receive this award from ETF.com which symbolizes the innovative spirit of all the business units within S&P Dow Jones Indices that have worked so hard to launch this new website and resulted in this outstanding recognition," says Alex Matturri, CEO at S&P Dow Jones Indices.

This award follows S&P Dow Jones Indices' recent receipt of industry accolades around the globe including "ETF Index Provider of the Year in Asia" in Asia Asset Management magazine's 2013 Best of the Best Awards, Index Innovation of the Year Asia Award in Structured Products Asia Awards 2013, Index Provider of the Year by Derivatives Intelligence, Best Index Provider by StructuredRetailProducts.com, and Best Index Provider by MENA Fund Manager magazine to name a few.

For more information, please visit: www.spdji.com.

About S&P Dow Jones Indices
S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, a part of McGraw Hill Financial, is the world's largest, global resource for index-based concepts, data and research. Home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500® and the Dow Jones Industrial AverageTM, S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC has over 115 years of experience constructing innovative and transparent solutions that fulfill the needs of investors. More assets are invested in products based upon our indices than any other provider in the world. With over 1,000,000 indices covering a wide range of asset classes across the globe, S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC defines the way investors measure and trade the markets. To learn more about our company, please visit www.spdji.com.     

Standard & Poor's and S&P are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC, a part of McGraw Hill Financial. Dow Jones is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC ("Dow Jones").  These trademarks have been licensed to S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC. It is not possible to invest directly in an index. S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, Dow Jones, S&P and their respective affiliates (collectively "S&P Dow Jones Indices") do not sponsor, endorse, sell, or promote any investment fund or other investment vehicle that is offered by third parties and that seeks to provide an investment return based on the performance of any index. This document does not constitute an offer of services in jurisdictions where S&P Dow Jones Indices does not have the necessary licenses. S&P Dow Jones Indices receives compensation in connection with licensing its indices to third parties.

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