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General Index

An overview of General Index 

General Index provides robust, reliable price transparency for the world’s commodity markets.

As the world’s first tech-native benchmark provider, General Index collects and aggregates trade data to build a full view of market activity, and then applies algorithmic index methodologies consistently, accurately and without subjective judgement.

Energy markets covered include crude oil, refined products and LPG across Asia, EU and US.

Our benchmarks can replace the entrenched journalistic ones of today, and also reflect the evolving markets and tr­­ading patterns of tomorrow.

General Index is headquartered in London with offices in Houston and Singapore, and staff around the world.

Key Facts 

  • Geographical coverage
    Global
  • History
    From 2020
  • Data format
    CSV
    Delimited
    GZIP
    JSON
    Python
    User Interface
    XML
    Zip Archive
  • Delivery mechanism
    API
    Desktop
    Excel
    FTP
    SFTP
  • Data frequency
    Continuous
    Daily

Features & Benefits

What you get with General Index 

  • Quick and convenient access through a single desktop.
  • Indexes are calculated using the market-accepted methodologies developed in partnership with the industry.
  • Robust, reliable price transparency for the world’s commodity markets.
  • Daily and monthly prices and analysis with a mix of pricing, trades and exclusive industry information.
  • Indexes are calculated through a volume-weighted average methodology, while others are calculated through all-day or end-of-day assessment processes.
  • High quality benchmark data at significantly lower cost than other providers.

  

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