Survey Identifies Cusip Alternative as Most Widely Accepted Internal Options Identifier

There is no consensus on adoption of an internal options identifier, according to a survey by the Financial Information Forum (FIF), an industry body focused on the market and reference data industry. The survey asked for industry feedback on identification code proposals from Cusip, Interactive Data and the Symbol Management Clearing Corporation (SMCC). Thirty-nine percent of the 46 respondents voted for the

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