28 September 2016

New FTSE stock and CFD indices license requirements

​Effective 1 January 2017, White Label Clients receiving price data on FTSE Russell stock indices or CFDs on these indices will be required to enter into dir...

​Effective 1 January 2017, White Label Clients receiving price data on FTSE Russell stock indices or CFDs on these indices will be required to enter into direct license agreement with FTSE Russell. Licenses required are determined by FTSE Russell and will depend on the data you need going forward.

In the absence of a confirmed license by FTSE Russell for the chosen products, White Label Clients’ feeds on all affected products will be terminated on 31 December 2016.

The affected instruments include:

​Stock indices​CFD indices
​FTSE 100 Index​UK100
​FTSE 250 Index​UK250MID
​FTSE MIB Index​ITALY40
​FTSE/JSE Top 40 Index​ZA40
​FTSE ACT 350 Index​N/A

Clients should exit positions on instruments for which they will not have a price feed after 1 January, 2017. Keeping a position will result in no price display of positions.

In case you will be obtaining licenses with FTSE Russell, we encourage you to inform your Account Manager latest by 1 December 2016.

FTSE Russell can be contacted by e-mail at sales@ftserussell.com.