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The LEI Handbook: Exchange Data's Guide to Financial Codes

Table of Contents

  1. Section 1 Entity Codes
    International Codes
    Global Legal Entity Identifier (ISO 17442); SWIFT Business Identifier Code BIC (ISO 9362); Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS); Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB); International Standard Industrial Classification System (ISIC)

    National Codes
    NACE Codes; North American Industry Classification System (NAICS); Standard Industrial Classification (SIC); Company Registration Codes; Regulator Codes

    CUSIP Avox Business Reference Entity Identifier; Compustat ID; Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS); Depository Trust Corporation Participant Account (DTCPA) Factiva Data Symbol (FDS) Fitch Issuer Identification Number (FIID) Moody’s Issuer Number (MIN) Moody’s KMV Identifier Markit codes

  2. Section 2 Security Codes
    International Codes
    CUSIP International Numbering System (CINS); Common code; International Securities Identification Number (ISIN); Classification of Financial Instruments (CFI) (ISO 10962); Market Identifier Code (MIC) (ISO 10383); Alternative Instrument Identifier (Aii); Unique Swap Identifier (USI); Unique Trade Identifier (UTI)

    National Codes
    CUSIP; Exchange Ticker Codes; Options Symbology Initiative (OSI); Stock Exchange Daily Official List Code (SEDOL); Valoren; Wertpapierkennnummer

    Open Source
    Financial Instruments Global Identifier (FIGI); Reuters Instrument Code (RIC)

  3. Section 3 Miscellaneous Codes
    Country codes (ISO 3166); Currency codes (ISO 4217)


  1. Endorsed Pre-LOUs of the Interim Global Legal Entity
  2. Identifier System (GLEIS)