Conning Turns to Markit for Depth and Scope of Corporates Pricing

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Michael Suppa, Markit

As Max Bowie recently wrote for Buy-Side Technology sibling publication Inside Reference Data, client demands on asset managers are growing by the day, especially in the verification and defense of prices from which portfolio valuations are built. For vendors, that means a stale price is insufficient—client auditors now request prices intra-day—although more statistical artifacts, alone, won't necessarily cut it, either. All of this means the space has opened up quite a bit to providers offering