Intercontinental exchange and MSCI have expanded their relationship, with the index provider licensing ESG data to ICE for index construction. ICE will use the data to launch ESG versions of its fixed income indexes and will also launch various ESG related equities futures towards the end of this year.
ICE Data Services’ fixed income pricing and reference data will also be integrated into MSCI’s platform.
The partnership comes in a year that has witnessed the launch of a variety of new ESG-orientated derivatives products amid growing demand for ESG investing.
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