April 06, 2022

WM/Refinitiv spot rates – request for client feedback

NEW YORK / LONDON – Refinitiv, an LSEG business, today announces the launch of the WM/Refinitiv Spot Rates (WMR) “Request for Feedback” on key aspects of the WMR methodology and users’ requirements.  Refinitiv, through its wholly owned subsidiary Refinitiv Benchmark Services (UK) Limited (RBSL), is the WMR benchmark administrator and holds the primary responsibility for all aspects of the provision of the WMR.  RBSL is authorized and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

The WMR is one of the most widely used suite of FX benchmarks and Refinitiv understands how important these rates are to all users, globally.  The core design principles of WMR produce independent and transparent FX benchmarks that are robust and provide a point in time reflection of a wide range of currency markets throughout the global day.

Since launching in 1994, the WMR has continued to respond to market changes and to provide solutions for evolving user requirements and Refinitiv remains committed to ensuring the WMR remains the most appropriate FX benchmarks for users.  Refinitiv looks forward to engaging with all market participants and encourages everyone to use this opportunity to provide feedback and be part of the continuous evolution of the WMR.

Client feedback may be provided here:  https://lseg.fra1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bBHSAmchV0uCoWW

About Refinitiv

Refinitiv, an LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) business, is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure. Refinitiv is powering participants across the global financial marketplace. We provide information, insights, and technology that enable customers to execute critical investing, trading and risk decisions with confidence. By combining a unique open platform with best-in-class data and expertise, we connect people with choice and opportunity – driving performance, innovation and growth for our customers and partners. For more information visit: www.refinitiv.com


Lemuel Brewster
Refinitiv, London Stock Exchange Group
Director, Communications
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