Anna on track for Isin review deadline

The registrar of the barcode for financial instruments has adapted its systems to reflect the updated standard, ahead of February 2023.

The International Securities Identification Number can be thought of as a barcode for securities, and it’s fundamental to capital markets, facilitating trade across borders since it was introduced in the early 1980s. The Isin is governed by an ISO standard—6166, to be precise—which was recently updated, triggering an implementation process by the body that is tasked with coordinating the assignment of the codes to securities.

This body, the Association of National Numbering Agencies (Anna)

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