S&P Expands Asia-Pac Bond Coverage for Ref Data Platform

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Standard & Poor’s is building out its Asia-Pacific data coverage, adding 45,000 bonds in 12 countries in the region.

Hong Kong-based Marc Anthonisen, managing director, data solutions & operations, Asia Pacific, Standard & Poor's, says the additional coverage will help improve the reference data platform and create a foundation for setting up analytics and evaluated pricing services.

“This gets us into the regional markets,” he says, explaining that S&P offers global pricing services used by fi