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Markit Launches Daily CDS of ABS Spread Service…

Markit has launched a daily consensus spread service for CDS of ABS. CDS of ABS, also known as ABCDS, are credit default swaps referencing asset-backed securities. Markit’s CDS of ABS spread service receives daily feeds from market makers’ books of record. Spreads are cleaned and validated overnight before publication the following morning. Clients of the service can view and analyse spread changes over a day, week or month and sort data by rating, issuer, sector or region. The service covers the two largest asset classes: Residential Mortgage Backed Securities (RMBS) and Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS). Additional instruments such as CDS referencing collateralised debt obligations, student loans, auto loans and credit cards will be added to Markit’s CDS of ABS spread service according to demand.

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