iBoxx™ bond indices offer broad benchmarking and liquid tradable index solutions that track bond markets globally. Fuelled by multi-source pricing, iBoxx provides transparency to bond market performance. iBoxx rules-based methodologies are publicly disclosed and designed to be replicable.
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iBoxx bond indices cover most major global currencies of the broad and liquid bond markets. We also offer global indices, including inflation-linked and emerging markets indices.
The iBoxx indices utilise multi-source pricing and a rigorous series of quality controls. The prices are published for every constituent, together with a range of other analytical information.
We are responsible for marketing, independent administration, and index production in accordance with its publicly available rules and standards. Our experience in the creation of bond indices offers customers access to index solutions that also support the development of custom indices.
Independent and multi-source pricing where inputs undergo rigorous data checks to provide the clearest view of the market.
Monthly re-balancing of most indices and regular reviews of all market segments to ensure constituent selection represents the performance of the global bond market.
Customisation of existing indices and ability to build new indices in collaboration with customers to meet specific investment criteria.
Rigorous and comprehensive quality controls, and 24x7 global customer support.
Index methodologies, daily index levels and index composition information, such as constituents and weights, are publicly available on our website. In addition, daily index levels are also distributed through our FTP service and via many data vendors.
Highly sourced by dealer banks, ETF issuers, buyside investment firms and third party vendors.
Learn more about the global bond market and the role that indices play.
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Find out more about what goes on behind the scenes in index construction. We take a closer look at the rules based approach used to create our USD Liquid Investment Grade Index.
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Watch our video to see how our indices are thawing the illiquid fixed income marketplace by giving rise to a fixed income liquidity triangle of ETFs, CDS and TRS. These financial tools linked to our iBoxx indices allow investors to have access to a liquid, low-cost fixed income ecosystem.
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Important notifications and public information about our indices, including changes to upcoming series following index rolls, credit events on constituents and issuance of new indices
Publicly available documentation relating to our indices, including methodologies, annexes and educational guides, as well as trading and legal documents for tradable indices