David Berry, head of procurement and cost control at RBC Capital Markets, said that data on illiquid instruments and "anything... that is part of a structured product that needs some valuation" is in high demand-especially when it is reliable and from "a knowledgeable source."
"We've also seen an increase in all data related to risk management, especially credit," said Alexandra Balloff, global head of market data management at WestLB. "It's hard to find good quality data... from many sources
James talks about his trip to Chicago and some of the interesting topics that came up (including a look at disaster recovery demands). Then Anthony and James touch on ISDA's initial margin rules, with Phase 3 going live next year.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails