ISIDPlus, a cross-reference securities identifier service targeted at asset managers, now covers one million issues globally. Established in 1989, ISIDPlus is a strategic alliance between Standard & Poor’s and Telekurs Financial designed to bring clarity to financial information, including securities identification, pricing and corporate action information. “ISIDPlus allows customers to view substantial information from various sources, which enables customers to link into industry related information from front office to back office data,” explains Lance Rissi, product manager for S&P Securities Classifications. “In addition to Telekurs’ global network of data analysts, we have between us (Telekurs and S&P) a relationship with all of the issuers of ISIN numbers and receive daily updates when new securities are added or if there has been any change to a security identification number,” adds Barry Raskin, president, Telekurs (USA).
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ISIDPlus Reaches Coverage of One Million Issues
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