CoinDesk Indices is committed to the highest standards in its benchmark administration to promote the quality, reliability, and integrity of its benchmarks.
Our robust policies and procedures reflect our longstanding commitment to manage conflicts of interest, govern our benchmarks transparently, and align with industry best practices, including the International Organization of Securities Commissions' (IOSCO) Principles for Financial Benchmarks.
CDI’s index committee serves as the primary governance body to oversee the design, maintenance, and publication of CDI’s indices and their corresponding methodologies to ensure each index achieves its stated objective and is calculated and reconstituted according to the rules detailed in its respective methodology.
Methodologies & Policies
CoinDesk Indices maintains and publishes transparent methodology and policy documents that describe the processes used to manage, reconstitute, calculate, and govern its benchmarks.
CoinDesk Indices publishes and maintains supporting documents that provide information and data related to its indices and services.
CoinDesk Indices may seek feedback from its clients and other interested parties on material changes to its Methodologies and/or Policies through a public consultation process. Each consultation will include a comment period for responses to be submitted. Any changes resulting from such consultation will be announced prior to their implementation.
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CoinDesk Indices administers and publishes various reference rates and digital asset indices that are used by its clients and market participants. In the event any party has a formal complaint regarding a CDI Benchmark, CoinDesk Indices maintains a Complaints Policy which outlines the process and procedures for handling complaints, available below.