The mission of the French bond association (CNO) is to:
- Propose harmonization and calculation standards for the Euro fixed income and derivatives instruments.
- Carry out studies on those instruments and markets.
- Issue recommendations in this domain for all kinds of entities involved in fixed income instruments, such as Issuers, Intermediaries, Financial Institutions, Investors, Professional Associations, Market Authorities.
Since 15 December 2009, Banque de France is calculating and publishing indices on behalf of the CNO (Indices obligataires).
Members of CNO are either legal entities active on the fixed income markets or individuals with recognized skills on the fixed income markets.
All questions related to the indices can be sent to: 1192-CNOTCBDF-UT@banque-france.fr