Markit Group has acquired Communicator, a New York-based provider of automated systems for OTC derivatives trade processing. The deal will enable Markit to combine its pricing data and valuations in credit, equity, OTC derivatives and structured finance with Communicator’s automated trade processing systems. The transaction will provide clients with enhanced trading and risk management capabilities across products and asset classes.
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The transition away from LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) is well underway, but there remains considerable ambiguity around how the final stages will be executed – especially with regards to benchmark replacements in markets outside the UK. What are the options, where are the uncertainties and what stage have firms reached in their preparations? The...
The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) in its latest Spotlight Review warns that if markets are to remain stable and trusted, fair and effective, then the rapid growth of new technology and of data science must be balanced with more effective governance and control. The report, which examines the crucial role of data management in...
Data Management Summit USA Virtual will explore how sell side and buy side financial institutions are navigating the global crisis and adapting their data strategies to manage in today’s new normal environment.
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...