Frankfurt (8 April 2020) – MV Index Solutions GmbH (MVIS®) administered NRI/IU Crypto-Asset Index (tickers: NRIIUU/NRIIUJ) will now be distributed via QUICK’s workstation and QUICK LevelX r1 (Quick Terminals). This was announced today by Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI), a leading provider of consulting services and system solutions, Intelligence Unit (IU), which offers quantitative research and develops digital asset investment solution, and QUICK, Japan's largest financial information vendor.

NRI/IU Crypto-Asset Index is one of the products under the NRI/IU Crypto-Asset Index family, utilizing the crypto-asset index platform provided by MVIS and CryptoCompare. NRI will offer investment solutions around crypto assets to Japanese traditional financial institutions, subscribed to QUICK’s data and information platform from 8th April 2020.

The NRI/IU Crypto-Asset Index is the first crypto-asset benchmark calculated in both JPY and USD by clear and transparent guidelines of MVIS as administrator under the European Benchmark Regulation. Since NRI and IU started distributing from NRI’s integrated data service (IDS) in January, the index has been welcomed by various Japanese crypto-asset companies and entities, including crypto-asset exchanges and financial data providers for developing index coins and crypto index derivative products.
Japanese investors will be able to monitor daily valuation prices of NRI/IU Crypto-Asset Index at JST 15:00, as well as real time tick data on QUICK terminals and have the chance to diversify their portfolios and select the most suitable investment opportunities for crypto assets compared to their traditional investments against equities and bonds.

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