Markit To Broaden Cross-Asset-Class Coverage

Ed Chidsey, Markit's managing director, group head of data services

Data vendor Markit is broadening the cross-asset-class coverage of its reference data products and plans to make corporate bond, equities and terms and conditions data available this year.

Markit is currently rolling out an entity mapping service and Ed Chidsey, the firm’s managing director, group head of data services, says it is preparing to commercialize its corporate bond reference data.

“We have municipal reference data available,” says Chidsey. “We are going to be bringing in structured fi

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