Reference Data

Setting standards in high-quality reference data

Interactive Data provides high-quality reference data on over 10 million financial instruments, helping clients improve risk management, maintain compliance with regulatory mandates and maximize operational efficiency across the enterprise. Building on decades of experience, Interactive Data continues to strengthen its programs to help measure the quality, accuracy and timeliness of reference data. The company’s researchers compile information from an extensive range of sources, including exchanges, underwriters, government agencies, issuers and other authoritative sources.

  • Essential identification and settlement information, such as identifier, issuer name, exchange, ticker, currency, payment, frequency, coupon rate, maturity date, dated date, settlement date, first payment date and accrual method
  • Detailed terms and conditions data for debt (corporate, government, agency, municipal) and preferred and convertible stock, including call, put and sinking fund schedules, conversion details, coupon reset terms, payment-in-kind and step-up data, and default and credit enhancement data for municipal bonds
  • Tracking of corporate actions with comprehensive, timely information for numerous corporate action types, including mergers, rights offerings, tender offers, name changes, bankruptcies, recapitalizations, cash dividends, stock dividends, mutual fund payments, exchange listing changes and other shareholder notifications
  • Dividends, income payment details, earnings and amounts outstanding
  • Extensive classification and cross-reference information including a wide range of international security identifiers
  • Agency credit ratings from Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings
  • U.S. securities class actions information
  • Tax consequence and cost basis information for corporate actions
  • Business entity data, including issuer, parent entity and ultimate parent entity
  • Voting rights and entity debt outstanding information
  • Factor and related data for structured products
  • Detailed delivery terms for listed options including history of contract adjustments from issuance to expiration

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