Markit Transforms Emails to Quote Feeds

These quotes—initially covering bonds, credit default swaps, credit and structured finance indexes, index tranches and loan CDS instruments—can be delivered either via Markit's Web site, into Microsoft Excel, or as a datafeed that can be integrated into databases or other applications. Officials say that the vendor will expand the capabilities of the software to include loans, convertible bonds and structured finance securities in the next two months.

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