Crunching Credit Data's Hot Issues

IMD: How can fixed-income data be a competitive differentiator to both trading firms and data vendors?

David Lefferts, director of global credit strategy and cash bond data, Markit: For those trading firms that invest directly in fixed income, having timely and accurate data for price discovery and NAV calculation is a must. More and more fixed-income data is becoming readily available. As a result, simply having the data does not necessarily differentiate one firm from another-it is how well