Markit to Launch Loan Credit Default Swap Pricing Service

LONDON-UK-based credit pricing provider Markit is launching a new service for pricing single name credit default swaps for leveraged loans (loan CDS). The new service, which will officially launch on the December 11, is currently being beta tested.

Once launched, the subscription-based service will offer end-of-day prices on more than 300 loan CDS entities in North America and Europe. Users will be able to access prices through an Excel spreadsheet or via an API.

The loan CDS service will be t

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