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FT Interactive Data Adds CDS Index Trade Valuations

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Interactive Data Corp.’s FT Interactive Data subsidiary has added credit default swap index trades to the range of derivatives valuations it provides through its new relationship with Markit Group. FT Interactive Data’s new CDS index valuation service provides independent valuations of CDS trades linked to the Dow Jones CDX and iTraxx indices through an add-on to FT Interactive Data’s evaluation services or as a module of its FTS online portfolio administration service. The valuations are based on information gathered by Markit from more than 60 major dealers in the CDS markets. Through the Markit relationship, FT Interactive Data also provides single-name CDS valuations.

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