IndicesIndex Management

The Markit Index Management service collates and provides official data on equity indices in a single feed.

Customers

  • Investment Banks
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  • Asset managers
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  • Hedge funds
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  • Market makers
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  • ETF issuers
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  • Research firms

Statistics

  • 100+ index providers
  • 40k+available indices

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Product summary

All the data for Markit Index Management is sourced directly from the index providers and exchanges, and then checked and validated ahead of market open.

As part of the Markit Index Management service, we offer clients an integrated data solution that provides a forecast of index changes taking place in the near future. The dataset includes, but is not limited to, changes to the constituents’ number of shares, free float, additions and deletions.

The overall index management solution eliminates risk and reduces the cost associated with changes in index composition. It is delivered via an XML feed or can be accessed through our Markit Enterprise Data Management (EDM) platform. Our EDM software provides a referenced data model for quick client deployment.

    Key Benefits

    • Cost-effective

      Delivers increased index coverage without additional cost and IT development

    • Data integrity

      Comprehensive system of quality controls ensuring accurate compositions, validated through a calculation engine

    • Simplicity

      Provides index data from multiple sources in a unified XML feed

    • Extensive coverage

      Updated daily to capture the continuously growing universe of global equity indices

    • Dedicated support

      Index teams in New York, London and Singapore, allowing for continuous customer support