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.
Bats Europe launches 18 benchmarks spanning European regional, single country and sector indexes.
ESMA says that between June 2011 and December 2013 Moody’s failed to explain decisions for 19 ratings.
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…
Acquisition aims to boost FTSE Russell’s appeal to fixed income clients and “enhance and complement” LSE’s Information Services data and analytics offering.
Officials say the index covering eight emerging market currencies will help investors increase exposure to these currencies.
Max summarizes the highlights of the May issue of Inside Data Management.
Joanne Faulkner investigates changing attitudes towards ESG investments, and the resulting growth in demand for ESG data.
Since buying the BRAIS index and analytics suite from Barclays last year, Bloomberg has been hard at work creating an integrated platform for data, analytics and indexes, while developing plans for expanding the indexes. Joanne Faulkner reports on the…
Bureau van Dijk’s platform will be integrated into Moody’s Analytics’ suite of risk management solutions.
Benchmark will provide price information for the dollar-yen rate during Japanese trading hours.
The new index series will be calculated and disseminated in real time from June 1.
The new index will appeal to investors seeking alternative index strategies, SGX officials say.
The Bats-FactSet Brexit 50/50 indexes precede the British prime minister officially invoking article 50 on March 29.
The new indices, Brexit High 50 and Brexit Low 50, will measure the impact of Brexit on UK Companies.
The collaboration will produce new European indexes for blue-chip companies, giving investors access to relevant benchmarks and related market data at a lower cost.
Former CME exec Smith will head the business area that licenses FTSE Russell's indexes for the creation of derivative products.
With the addition of Fitch, SS&C now offers ratings data from the 'Big Three' ratings providers.
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.
Bond issuers and investors will now beable to access DBRS ratings and research within the Overbond platform.
The expanded offering includes a range of pan-European country indexes, ahead of further expansion scheduled to take place over the coming months.
Can Morningstar's decision to make more than 100 benchmarks available free of charge shake up the index licensing business?
ESMA plans to more closely supervise rating agencies' pricing policies, in response to what user firms say is a lack of transparency.
FTSE Russell has launched the new indexes in response to "growing demand" for underlying ESG parameters and for "smart sustainability" indexes.