The ICB Database is the most comprehensive tool for global sector analysis. The database contains over 70,000 companies and 75,000 securities, enabling the comparison of companies across four levels of classification and national boundaries.
The flexibility of the product means that it can be used to standardize sector research, drive a search engine, compare performance of sector-based indices or simply enhance existing data sources.
- Comprehensive coverage – ICB covers virtually any equity-related security an investment professional will encounter.
- Versatility - ICB provides a standardized basis for analysis, stock selection and performance measurement. It aligns with investment research and analysis, numerous exchange-traded products, and services developed by analytical data vendors. It can also be used to drive a search engine or enhance existing data sources.
- Accurate and timely - The accuracy, quality and timeliness of the data make it a very reliable reference source for validation, compliance and other reporting processes.
- Efficient and effective - ICB is a single data source, removing the need for users to maintain individual databases or undertake costly and time-consuming sector research.