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FISN Numbering

As the National Numbering Agency, KDPW is also authorised to issue FISN – Financial Instrument Short Name.
The terms of issuing FISN codes are developed under the in¬ternational technical standard ISO 18774 and the guidelines of the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA). KDPW issues FISN only for those instruments which are assi¬gned ISIN codes by KDPW.

FISN has up to 35 alphanumeric characters including:
  • issuer short name, up to 15 alphanumeric characters,
  • “/” – separator between issuer name and financial instrument description,
  • financial instrument description, up to 19 alphanumeric characters.

FISN codes are designed to support single standards in the in¬ternational financial market and are useful in a broad range of securities processing functions including reporting, confirma¬tion, clearing and bank reporting. FISN codes will be used broadly following the launch of Target2-Securities.
Last modified:23-02-2015 Go up