TRBC – leading business classification

TRBC sector classification

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Overview

Thomson Reuters Business Classification (TRBC) – the most comprehensive, detailed and up to date sector and industry classification available. Covering over 250,000 securities in 130 countries to 5 levels of granularity.

Dedicated, local language speaking analysts utilize company filings, Reuters news and Thomson Reuters corporate actions services in order to assign and maintain a company's activity.

The basis for Thomson Reuters sector indices, TRBC helps you identify, monitor and analyze companies and industries across global markets. It is the ideal tool for benchmarking, peer comparison and navigation, and building custom sector and thematic indices.

Content and features

Updated hierarchy

Reflects changing global consumer trends and markets. Allows investors to identify and analyze emerging industries, such as smartphones and handheld devices, uranium, and renewable energy.

Granular fifth level of analysis

Includes such "activities" as biodiesel and search engines. Allows for the identification and analysis of niche industries and the creation of thematic benchmarks or investment strategies.

Transparent methodology

Local language speaking analysts perform industry assignments according to a transparent methodology, rather than automated processes. Company business activity is quickly identified and up-to-date.

Developed, emerging and frontier markets

Offers an alternative to local exchange classifications in many emerging and frontier markets. Comprehensively classifies all listings to an internationally comparable standard.

Market-oriented schema

Classifies companies into sector and industry based on the consumption of products and services rather their production.

Markets and industries

Investment banking and advisory

Thomson Reuters Business Classification (TRBC), helping you identify, monitor and analyze companies and industries across global markets.

Equities

Make more profitable equities trades – buy-side, sell-side, and worldwide – with Thomson Reuters Business Classification (TRBC).

Asset management

Get Thomson Reuters Business Classification (TRBC) as part of your asset management solutions. Develop viewpoints with information and analytics you won’t find anywhere else.
 

TRBC Sector Classification

TRBC – Primary business classification

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