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OptionMetrics Adopts Financial Instrument Global Identifier (FIGI) for Options Data Products in US, Europe, Asia, and Canada

November 12, 2018

Integration of the Object Management Group’s FIGI enables a more comprehensive view of financial markets and provides a consistent historical perspective through any corporate actions and other events

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OptionMetrics, an options database and analytics provider for institutional and retail investors and academic researchers, has added the open-source global identification framework, the Financial Instrument Global Identifier (FIGI) to its IvyDB US, Europe, Asia, and Canada options data products. These identifiers provide comprehensive global coverage of financial markets, providing a contextual view of an instrument as users move through functional aspects of trading, settlement, portfolio management, asset servicing, risk management, and regulatory reporting.