Access to accurate, reliable information is essential to the integrity and everyday functioning of global markets and the economies which they support. Benchmarks and other data form a vital part of this ecosystem, helping market participants to assess the value of assets and make informed business decisions with confidence.
As one of the world’s most experienced administrators of regulated benchmarks, ICE Benchmark Administration® (IBA) is leading the way in benchmark and other data administration services, offering the highest standards of input data collection, calculation, publication and surveillance. By establishing comprehensive and robust governance and oversight functions, and constantly evolving and developing our benchmarks and data services, IBA is enhancing benchmark and data integrity in order to give market participants confidence in the information they depend upon.
After years of remaining low and stable, inflation has become a key consideration for market participants and policy makers. Over the past year the Consumer Price Index in the United States rose by more than 7.00% and the future path of inflation remains highly uncertain. The key questions on stakeholders’ minds now are:
The answers to these questions will materially impact how monetary policy unfolds in the coming quarters and will certainly impact asset prices in the financial markets.
To help gauge future inflation expectations and inform policy and risk management decision making, ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA) has launched the ICE U.S. dollar Inflation Expectations Index Family.
IBA combines robust regulatory and governance frameworks with advanced technology to bring credibility and trust to globally important benchmarks. IBA, which is independently capitalized, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK. IBA is required to comply with the FCA's rules for benchmark administrators.