Information Services provided a bright spot in the London Stock Exchange results for the six months ended September 30. Information services’ revenue rose 6% to £45.1 million, contributing 33% of total turnover. The exchange’s new SEDOL Masterfile service, which provides unique identification for securities on a global basis, has now more than 1,000 licenses sold. The number of securities covered has risen to 700,000 from 450,000 at the end of March. Overall exchange revenues rose 15% in the period to £136.1 million. Operating profit was down almost half due to a one-time charge related to the exchange’s derivatives joint venture.
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LSE Information Services Revenues Rise 6%; SMF Licenses Total 1,000
Recorded Webinar: Entity identification and client lifecycle management – How financial institutions can drive $4 billion in cost savings
A new model in Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) issuance has created significant opportunities for financial institutions to capitalise on their KYC and AML due diligence. By becoming Validation Agents and obtaining LEIs on behalf of their clients, financial institutions can enhance their client onboarding experience, streamline their internal operations, and open the door to new,...
CUSIP Global Services is working in partnership to accelerate data standards development in emerging markets including digital securities and ESG investing. The standards organisation is also working with the ANNA Service Bureau to improve coverage and quality of ISINs, and with regulators and the Derivatives Service Bureau on the introduction of the UPI later this...
This briefing will explore challenges around assembling and evaluating ESG data for reporting and the impact of regulatory measures and industry collaboration on transparency and standardisation efforts. Expert speakers will address how the evolving market infrastructure is developing and the role of new technologies and alternative data in improving insight and filling data gaps.
Sourcing entity data and ensuring efficient and effective entity data management is a challenge for many financial institutions as volumes of data rise, more regulations require entity data in reporting, and the fight again financial crime is escalated by bad actors using increasingly sophisticated techniques to attack processes and systems. That said, based on best...