Indexes & Ratings

Bumpy Ride Ahead for EU Benchmarks Under BMR

Regulators turn their attention from one type of benchmark to another, prompting some firms to hive off index businesses, and leaving those that remain--and the acquirers--with significant compliance burdens.

ICE Acquires BAML Fixed Income Indexes

Following the London Stock Exchange’s acquisition of Citigroup’s fixed income indexes and analytics business, Intercontinental Exchange bolsters its fixed income assets with the acquisition of the Global Research Index Platform from Bank of America…

T3 Bows E8 Emerging FX Indexes

Officials say the index covering eight emerging market currencies will help investors increase exposure to these currencies.

FactSet Launches FinTech Index

The FactSet Global FinTech Index is designed to provide an equity benchmark for investors to measure and track the performance of companies engaged in financial technology.

Indexes’ Long Walk to Freedom

Can Morningstar's decision to make more than 100 benchmarks available free of charge shake up the index licensing business?