Information Services

Provides a wide range of information and data products including indices and benchmarks, analytics, real time pricing data, product identification and trade reporting and reconciliation services.

Income contribution CY 2018

 Information Services


Sub-segment Main types of revenue Customer profile Highlights KPIs

FTSE Russell

• Subscription fees for data and analytic services

• Asset-linked fees for passive funds and derivatives tracking indices

• Asset owners and managers, active and passive buy-side firms and trading venues

• Worldwide assets benchmarked to FTSE Russell indices increased to US$16tn

Global ESG partnership formed with Sustainalytics to develop new FTSE Russell ESG indices using the new Sustainalytics ESG Risk Ratings


• ETF assets benchmarked to FTSE Russell indices 2018: US$606bn (2017: US$624bn)

Real Time Data

• Fees primarily based on number of terminals taking our real time price and trading data

• Direct to trading firms and via service providers, such as Bloomberg and Refinitiv, that incorporate our data with other information


• Number of professional terminals taking Group data 2018: 174,000 (2017: 180,000)

Other Information

• Fees vary based on the nature of service provided, mostly subscriptions and licence fees

• Our customers vary based on the service provided; they include banks, brokers and fund managers

• UnaVista has seen good growth following the implementation of MiFID II