Index Administration Services

Index Administration Service provides a full range of services supporting benchmark regulatory compliance for the design, calculation and maintenance of indices as well as use of benchmark data

IHS Markit is a global index provider. We have adopted the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) principles, and we ensure that our benchmark, non-benchmark and administered indices are compliant.

We provide an independent, rules-based approach to index creation and administration. Our index rules, constituents and index level data are publicly available, providing transparency to our customers.

Key benefits:

  • Governance and oversight – Rely on strong benchmark determination, periodic review, conflicts of interest and index rules
  • Independent – Trust in independent management of index administrator and third-party control framework
  • Transparency – Benefit from transparent calculation methodology, maintenance and publication of index rules and rebalance events
  • Distribution – Access broad index values and easily disseminate data to all major data vendors

Administered Indices

IHS Markit acts as administrator for certain indices:


  • Index providers
  • Index users

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