Thomson Reuters Lipper Announces Arabian and Global Islamic Fund Awards 2018 Winners

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Published May 6th, 2018 - 07:03 GMT
Lipper data covers more than 312,000 share classes and 139,000 funds in 86 countries.
Lipper data covers more than 312,000 share classes and 139,000 funds in 86 countries.

Thomson Reuters Lipper announces the winners of the Arabian and Global Islamic Awards 2018. These highly-respected awards honor funds and fund management firms that have excelled in providing consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers – the merit of the winners is based on entirely objective, quantitative criteria.

The full list of Group Award winners follows below:

Winner Group Award 
Arab Tunisian BankBond - Arabian Markets
Jadwa InvestmentEquity – Arabian Markets
HSBCMixed Assets – Arabian Markets
FidelityOverall – Arabian Markets
Arab Tunisian BankBond - Arabian Markets Domestic
Jadwa InvestmentEquity - Arabian Markets Domestic
CDG CapitalMixed Assets - Arabian Markets Domestic
CDG CapitalOverall - Arabian Markets Domestic
Jadwa InvestmentEquity - Global Islamic
ManulifeMixed Assets - Global Islamic

“In a year of record breaking market moves, we at Thomson Reuters Lipper congratulate the 2018 Lipper Fund Award winners for distinguishing themselves above and beyond the rising market tides.  We also wish them continued success as they seek outperformance for their shareholders in this dynamic market environment,” said Robert Jenkins, global head of Research at Thomson Reuters Lipper. 

“I congratulate all winners of the Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards 2018, given to fund managers who were able to generate a superior risk-adjusted performance, relative to their peers. The influential and prestigious Thomson Reuters Lipper Awards are based on our Lipper Leaders Rating for Consistent Return. We are proud that our measurement of such an achievement enables us to grant these awards with authoritative recognition and emphasis on consistency to single funds and fund management groups,” said Detlef Glow, Head of EMEA research at Thomson Reuters Lipper.

Please click here to see the full list of winners for MENA Markets and here for Global Islamic region winners.  Individual classifications of three-, five-, and ten-year periods, as well as fund families with high average scores for the three-year period are also recognized.  The awards are based on Lipper’s proven proprietary methodology, which can be viewed here

Lipper data covers more than 312,000 share classes and 139,000 funds in 86 countries. The Lipper Leader ratings are available for mutual funds registered for sale in over 42 markets.

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