FTSE Russell has launched the new indexes in response to "growing demand" for underlying ESG parameters and for "smart sustainability" indexes.
Thomson Reuters will calculate the rate according to methodologies linked to the IOSCO principles for calculating benchmarks.
Thomson Reuters' Debra Walton explores the benefits of incorporating diversity data factors into company analysis.
The deal will provide underlying data for the creation of new FTSE Russell indexes, and adds to LSE's data and analytics capabilities.
The exchange aims for its commercial policies to position its indexes against long-established incumbent providers.
Officials say derivatives based on the indexes will provide a direct way to invest in volatility.
Members of the project's advisory council say indexes are a top-five data cost, yet factors such as switching costs and brand recognition deter them from changing suppliers.
Tinaikar has spent a 25-year career in information and technology services, most recently as a managing director at Thomson Reuters.
The broker's data arm aims to become a hub for data on digital, as well as traditional, currencies.
The two new workstations will help firms analyze benchmark indexes, as well as their usage of benchmark data to comply with vendor licenses and new regulations.
The acquisition will significantly increase the share of CBOE's revenues that do not depend directly on transactions.
The move will allow investors to more easily compare ETFs and open-end funds, Morningstar officials say.
Samad was previously CEO of the Barclays Risk Analytics and Index Solutions business, prior to its recent sale to Bloomberg.
The vendor says it has been talking with clients to address any concerns about the transition of the index assets acquired from Barclays.
The indexes will allow market participants in Brazil to price OTC commodity derivatives contracts against S&P benchmark prices.
CBOE will calculate a series of social media sentiment-based indexes based on SMA's sentiment data.
The not-for-profit index provider faces a choice of how to make its indexes more valuable for users.
The economic policy veteran will strengthen ICE Benchmark Administration's board of directors.
The new indexes will provide a benchmark for tracking the performance of infrastructure investments, via companies in the energy, telecoms, transportation and utilities sectors.
Over an 18-month period, ESMA found nine instances where Fitch analysts shared information with Fitch's parent company, in breach of ESMA rules.
The deal will provide new indexes on the Nambian market
Officials say the indexes will help investors make better decisions when trading the Chinese currency.
CBOE will use SMA's social media-based metrics to develop a range of indexes to help investors identify potential trades.
Officials say the indexes will help investors make better-informed trading decisions, while offering an affordable alternative to existing indexes.