Markit has launched an independent pricing service for European asset-backed securities (ABS), providing same day bid/offer prices and the spreads and average life assumptions on more than 3,500 European ABSs. The service receives daily mark-to-market pricing inputs from all the major dealers, which Markit cleans and validates prior to price dissemination. Dealers have the ability to make prices privately available, and to permission specific clients to see those prices. Buy-side users can also request pricing on a security from a particular institution through the website. The coverage includes European Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities (RMBS), Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS), Asset-Backed Securities (ABS), and cash Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDO). Markit expects to extend its ABS pricing service into the U.S. arena next year, a market that is significantly deeper and more liquid than its European counterpart.
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Date: 16 March 2021 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes The transaction reporting landscape has, for many financial institutions, expanded considerably in size since the end of the UK’s Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020 and the resulting need for double reporting of some transactions to both EU...
Refinitiv’s launch of measures assessing the sustainable development performance of individual countries is the latest of a series of services targeted at the burgeoning ESG investing space. The addition allows Refinitiv to offer asset managers and servicers scores that indicate the degree to which funds, corporations and now countries meet the UNs Sustainable Development Goals...
Now in its 10th 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.
The on-site data management model is broken. Resources have been squeezed to breaking point. The industry needs a new operating model if it is truly to do more with less. Can hosted/managed services provide the answer? Can the marketplace really create and maintain a utility-based approach to reference data management? And if so, how can...