Evaluated Prices: The Data Challenge

With growing pressure from regulators to mitigate risk, firms are increasingly reviewing pricing strategies, taking more data from independent sources. The challenge now is reviewing all the data and finding the right price—a price that can be explained to investors and justified from an accounting perspective.

Baldwin Smith, New York-based managing director, fixed-income research, Credit Suisse Securities, said there is more regulatory scrutiny around data consistency. Regulatory entities have

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