The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry
The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry

IHS Markit Extends Derivatives Services Through Acquisition of DeriveXperts

IHS Markit plans to extend its derivatives data and valuations business following the acquisition of DeriveXperts, a provider of valuation services for OTC derivatives and other complex financial securities. Paris headquartered DeriveXperts specialises in daily and monthly computations of hard-to-value assets, such as equity derivatives, FX derivatives, interest rate derivatives and structured notes. IHS Markit...

Markit Adds Real-Time Bond Pricing to Hourly and End-of-Day Services

Markit has responded to market demand for real-time bond pricing with a streaming service covering investment grade and high yield corporate, sovereign and agency bonds. The service is designed to support pre-trade transparency, intraday net asset value calculations, and the need for exchange traded fund managers to understand how constituents of funds are priced throughout...

Interactive Data Extends North American Liquidity Indicators Service to Europe

Interactive Data has extended its North American Liquidity Indicators Service to cover European and Asia-Pacific corporate and sovereign securities. It has also expanded coverage of the service by adding TBA-eligible mortgage-backed securities pass-throughs and agency debentures to US corporates, Latin American corporates and municipal bonds. The Liquidity Indicators Service was introduced to the US market...

CACEIS Migrates to NeoXam GP3 Accounting Solution

CACEIS, the asset servicing business within Crédit Agricole Group, has migrated to NeoXam’s GP3 accounting system with the intention of operating a single platform that will provide its institutional and mutual funds customers with an improved user experience and regulatory compliance. The platform has also been implemented to attract new client business. The company selected...

Thomson Reuters Adds Continuous Evaluated Pricing Updates

Thomson Reuters continues to build out its pricing service with the provision of intraday evaluated pricing for government and corporate bonds, and the promise of similar evaluated pricing availability for all fixed income instruments either this year or next. The company says the addition of continuous pricing updates throughout the day from Monday to Friday...

Interactive Data’s Plans for Continuous Evaluated Pricing

Interactive Data, which has historically had strong roots in the back office with its end-of-day pricing services, has been ramping up to provide streaming evaluated bond prices in the form of its Continuous Evaluated Pricing (CEP) service and is seeking to expand its reach into core middle and front office functions within the financial enterprise....

A-Team Webinar Debates the Data Management Challenges of Pricing and Valuations

Portfolio pricing and instrument valuations are under the spotlight as an increasing number of regulations require pricing and valuations data, the need for data quality and accuracy tops the agenda, and transparency of pricing methodologies becomes central to price challenges. These issues and more were discussed this week during an A-Team Group webinar moderated by...

European Fund Administration Benefits from AIM Portfolio Pricing Solution

European Fund Administration (EFA) has deployed AIM Software’s GAIN Portfolio Pricing business application to manage increasing regulatory requirements around portfolio pricing and meet growing client demand for more frequent net asset value (NAV) calculations. The AIM portfolio pricing application, which is based on the company’s GAIN enterprise data management platform, is the central component of...

Vulpes Cuts Costs with Markit’s Expanded Portfolio Valuations Service

Vulpes Investment Management has increased data accuracy and decreased vendor and technology costs by deploying valuations, risk and straight-through-processing (STP) provided by Markit. The Singapore-based investment manager was using different vendor systems to support portfolio management, execution, evaluation and risk across asset classes including exchange traded derivatives, private equity and illiquid debt holdings, but wanted...

Markit Integrates MarkitSERV and Valuations Service to Increase Efficiency and Decrease Cost

Markit has connected its MarkitSERV trade processing service for OTC derivatives to its portfolio valuations service, allowing trades processed by MarkitSERV to be captured as they are confirmed, portfolios to be updated and valuations made without the need for a separate trade feed. As well as increasing operational efficiency, the connectivity is expected to reduce...