Markit Confirms Federated Chat Partners


Markit officially unveiled the project this week, though Inside Market Data reported details of the initiative—a new open messaging network and directory for financial professionals to communicate and share information across any communication platform—earlier this year (IMD, May 30, Aug. 2). The initiative is being touted by some as a replacement for Bloomberg’s ubiquitous messaging platform, which has been criticized by user firms after Bloomberg journalists were able to access some details of