Open Symbology

Access Bloomberg’s Open Symbology (BSYM), a flexible and open system for identifying securities across all global asset classes. The BSYM identifiers are available free of charge with no material impediments on use. The identifiers can be used for research, trading and mapping. And Bloomberg will continue to update, build and administer the BSYM identifiers to ensure their accuracy and effectiveness.

>> Open Symbology and Market Identifiers Overview
>> The Operational Impact
>> Third-Party Providers Realize Benefits
>> A Case Study with Banco Central do Brasil
>> Overdue Efficiencies with Open Security
>> ID Symbology Fact Sheet
>> Global ID Fact Sheet

>> Video: Open Symbology in the Global Securities Industry
>> Podcast: An Overview with Peter Warms, Global Head of ID and Symbology Development
>> Podcast: An Operational Impact with Kevin McGilloway, Head of Business Development, Enterprise Products & Solutions
>> Press Release: Bloomberg Symbology Accepted by FINRA for Regulatory Reporting

Questions and comments about BSYM
can be sent to bsym@bloomberg.net