The FTSE Global Government Bond Indexes are compiled from over 700 sovereign bonds, consisting of central government debt from 23 countries denominated in the domicile currency. There is a Euro aggregate index and the indexes are organized by region – Asia Pacific (including China), Americas, and Eurozone plus a Europe ex-Eurozone index. The indexes are also available at the country level and by maturity band.
Index properties for FTSE Global Government Bond Indexes include a base value of 100, base index currency USD, history from January 2000, market cap coverage is dependent on country, market segments is Sovereign Bonds only. Country coverage includes – Austria, Belgium, Canada, Switzerland, China, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Uk, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, and US.
Key Features and Coverage on RIMES
For this data source, RIMES hosts approximately 2500 bonds and 270 indices.
Some of the data items available include:
- Index Data Items – average convexity, average coupon, average duration, average modified duration, average years to maturity, average yield, numbers of constituents, outstanding face value, price index in local currency, total return index in local currency, etc.
- Bond Data Items – accrued interest, convexity, country code, country description, coupon frequency, coupon rate, currency code, current coupon rate, cusip, date, description, dirty price, domain, duration, file type, isin, issuer description, market weight (by outstanding face value), maturity band, maturity date, modified duration, next coupon date, outstanding face value, outstanding face value in local currency, price, sedol, symbol, years to maturity, yield, etc.