ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA) provides transparent, fair and sustainable access to the benchmarks for all users. IBA licenses the use or redistribution of the benchmarks on a commercial and reasonable basis, to help set standards of fairness and transparency in benchmark distribution and licensing.
IBA benchmark data is available on a real-time, intraday or delayed basis through redistribution partners. Additionally delayed benchmark data is available free of charge on the Historical Data & Reports page. For ICE LIBOR and ICE Swap Rate, intraday data is available 4 hours after original publication time and delayed data is available 24 hours after original publication time. For LBMA Gold Price delayed data is available 30 minutes after original publication time and for LBMA Silver Price delayed data is available 15 minutes after original publication time.
Clients wishing to use or redistribute IBA’s benchmarks require a license. Further information on the types of licenses available can be found below. To take a license, or to find out if one is required for your use, please use the online licensing wizard.
There are five types of license for our benchmarks: Usage, Redistribution, Trading/Clearing and Historical Access. Any party involved in one of the following activities is required to take license.
The on-line licensing wizard is available to determine which license you require based on your intended use.
Licensing and Documentation
Click here for LBMA Gold and LBMA Silver Price licensing details
Clients may choose to access benchmark rates from our redistribution partners. The following are market data vendors providing real-time benchmark information who have chosen to be featured on our website.
|Data Vendor||Web Site||ICE LIBOR||ICE Swap Rate||LBMA GOLD & LBMA SILVER PRICE|
|Class Editori S.p.A.||http://www.classeditori.it|
|ICE Data Services||https://www.theice.com/market-data|
|SIX Financial Information||http://www.six-financial-information.com/|
|vwd Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste||http://www.vwd.com/|
Additional Access Options for ICE LIBOR
All of IBA's benchmarks can be accessed from redistributors and data vendors. For historical continuity, clients with a license for LIBOR have two additional options for accessing the rates:
The following document is a client specification for retrieving ICE LIBOR, ICE Swap Rate, LBMA Gold Price and LBMA Silver Price files from the MFT platform. Please note that for ICE Swap Rate, LBMA Gold Price and LBMA Silver Price access to this platform is restricted to data vendors and redistributors only.
SAMPLE FILES - ICE LIBOR
ICE LIBOR rates files are in FIXML format. Sample files are provided to help clients in setting up their systems.
SAMPLE FILES - ICE SWAP RATE
SAMPLE FILES - LBMA GOLD and LBMA SILVER PRICE
Visit the LBMA Gold and Silver Price page for sample files
Note: Clients may find it easier to view the contents of the FIXML file using Microsoft Excel to tabulate the data into headed columns. To do this, save the file to your computer, then drag and drop the file onto an open Microsoft Excel window and select 'As an XML table' when presented with the 'Open XML' dialogue box (you may need to click 'OK' again if asked whether to create a schema based on the XML source data).