FTSE Russell’s market-tested, comprehensive fixed income index solutions are used by investors to measure and analyze the performance of global, regional, and country-focused debt markets. FTSE Russell’s flagship global fixed income index, the FTSE World Government Bond Index (WGBI), measures the performance of fixed-rate, local currency investment-grade sovereign bonds. This widely adopted benchmark comprises sovereign debt from 20+ countries denominated in 15+ currencies. The WGBI was created in 1986 and offers more than 25 years of history.