FT Interactive Data to Launch New Pricing Models for Bonds

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LONDON--FT Interactive Data is re-writing its bond evaluation models to provide market values for more bonds, in a time of increased activity in the fixed income markets.

The changes include a new convertible bond model that will evaluate four times as many international convertible bonds that are currently being priced by the company. This model is slated for completion in Q1 next year.

Peter Jones, manager of Capital Markets, Pricing at FT Interactive Data, says the company is improving the