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Ian Blance has joined Interactive Data Corp. as manager of fixed income evaluations. Interactive Data, which currently produces North American bond evaluations, is planning to launch an international bond pricing service in September. Blance's group, which will be based in London, will first concentrate on major overseas government bond markets. Blance was previously with Nikko Europe, where he was a senior bond analyst on Nikko's fixed income and money markets trading floor.

Arthur Thomas,