About a-team Marketing Services
The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry
The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry

A-Team Insight Blogs

FT Interactive Data Rolls Out Markit Independent Loan Valuations

Subscribe to our newsletter

FT Interactive Data has entered the third phase of its roll-out of data from Markit Group to its clients, under its established partnership with the vendor. FT Interactive Data clients can now access independent valuations of syndicated bank loans via its FTS online portfolio administration service. Markit’s single name CDS and CDS indices data is already available via FTS. According to Ian Blance, vice president, capital markets, Interactive Data (Europe), there are already clients lined up to take the loan data. “There is a degree of initial set-up, involving mapping to the identifiers used by the loans – there is no official loan identification mechanism – but this should be very straightforward,” he says. FT Interactive Data and Markit continue to explore ways to co-operate further, Blance adds. “We have now phased in the introduction of the Markit data for which we are seeing the most demand from our clients, but there are a number of areas on which we are still working. The major part of the relationship – incorporating the richness of Markit’s CDS data into our own evaluation processes – is a much longer term project that is still ongoing.”

Subscribe to our newsletter

Related content

WEBINAR

Recorded Webinar: Data standards and global identifiers update

Data standards and global identifiers are the international language of capital markets – but how widely have they been adopted, how useful are they in practice, and can they stand the test of sustaining stable markets? This webinar will review data standards and global identifiers available in capital markets, discuss their adoption, and consider best...

BLOG

SIX Financial Information Sets Out Expansion Plans

SIX Financial Information will focus on expanding its sanctions, regulatory compliance, Environment, Social and Governance (ESG), exchange traded funds (ETFs), and digital assets capabilities over the coming year, the whole based on the company’s foundation of reference, pricing, corporate actions and index data. To find out more about the company’s plans, Data Management Insight caught...

EVENT

Data Management Summit New York City (Redirected)

Now in its 8th year, the Data Management Summit (DMS) in NYC explores the shift to the new world where data is redefining the operating model and firms are seeking to unlock value via data transformation projects for enterprise gain and competitive edge.

GUIDE

Enterprise Data Management

The current financial crisis has highlighted that financial institutions do not have a sufficient handle on their data and has prompted many of these institutions to re-evaluate their approaches to data management. Moreover, the increased regulatory scrutiny of the financial services community during the past year has meant that data management has become a key...