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,...
Data standards are crucial to interoperability across capital markets, can be challenging to implement, and are constantly evolving. Against this backdrop, how can market participants implement and make best use of existing and forthcoming data standards? And how are regulators approaching standardisation? Next week’s A-Team Group webinar, Data Standards – Progress and Case Studies, will...
Now in its 10th year, the Data Management Summit (DMS) in NYC explores the shift to the new world where data is redefining the operating model and firms are seeking to unlock value via data transformation projects for enterprise gain and competitive edge.
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