Ambiguity of Empty Fields

Static versus dynamic aspect This whitepaper looks at the static aspect of empty fields, i.e. the way in which empty […]

Countries of Registration

This white paper addresses the following openfunds fields OFST6030XX Country Legal RegistrationOFST6031XX Marketing Distribution General approach As the countries of […]

Dynamic Data

Dynamic Data – why? Besides static fund data, which is suitable for submission of current fund information, there is also […]

Execution Fields: Notification and Settlement

This white paper addresses the following openfunds fields Subscription and Redemption related fields OFST410060 Trade Date Subscription related fields OFST405510 […]

Execution Fields: Trade Cycles

This white paper addresses the following openfunds fields Subscription related fields OFST405521 Subscription Trade Cycle PeriodOFST405523 Number Of Possible Subscriptions […]

Field Typology

Field Ranges and Tags The different “field ranges” as shown in the field lists on “Fields” within the tab “Current […]

Flat Table versus Narrow Table

The Structure of Operational Templates Although openfunds prefers the flat-table format, today a significant amount of fund information is transmitted […]

Fund Ratios and Exposures

This white paper addresses the following openfunds fields: OFRE000010 Number Of PositionsOFRE000015 Number Of Target Fund PositionsOFRE000020 Number Of Index […]

Fundnames

This white paper addresses the following openfunds fields OFST005010 Umbrella OFST010020 Legal Fund Name Including Umbrella OFST010110 Legal Fund Name […]

Hedging – including and after v1.27

This whitepaper addresses the following openfunds fields: OFST010210 Portfolio Currency Hedge – no longer supportedOFST010211 Currency Hedge PortfolioOFST020261 Currency Hedge […]

Hedging – prior to version 1.27

This whitepaper addresses the following openfunds fields: OFST010205 Has Duration HedgeOFST010410 Fund CurrencyOFST020540 Share Class CurrencyOFST010210 Portfolio Currency HedgeOFST020262 Share […]

Hong Kong Complex And Non-complex Funds

This white paper addresses the following openfunds fields: OFST710120 Is Maximum Exposure To Virtual Assets More Than 10 Percent Of […]

Introduction to openfunds

openfunds: a global standard for the characterisation of investment funds During recent years, the volume of data and speed of […]

Language Tags

Preliminary Remark Usually openfunds fields are available in one language only. Most commonly they are in English. As there are few […]

MiFID and PRIIPs: What can openfunds do for you?

Introduction This white paper provides information about the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products […]

Multiple data sources

How to scope data with multiple sources in openfunds The issue Fund data from fund houses can be hosted independently […]

openfunds: a global standard for the characterisation of investment funds

During recent years, the volume of data and speed of information transmission have increased dramatically across most industries. Although most […]

openfunds’ Conventions

Introduction By standardising fund data, openfunds itself is based on rules and conventions when it comes to the description and […]

Ringfencing

This white paper addresses all openfunds fields with the openfunds ID prefix of OFEM or OFEP. Purpose This white paper […]

Share Class Lifecycle

This whitepaper addresses the following openfunds fields OFST020545 Share Class LifecycleOFST020558 Subscription Period Start DateOFST020560 Share Class Launch DateOFST020562 Dormant […]

Solvency II Fields

This whitepaper addresses the following openfunds fields: OFST500010 Has Tripartite ReportOFST500012 Last Tripartite Report DateOFST500020 SCR Market Interest Rate UpOFST500022 […]

Version Management

Forward and Backward Compatibility Today, the transmission of static fund data is still largely a manual process, whereby version management […]