Featured image for “Risk Reduction when Settling Cross Currency Swaps”

January 4, 2016 - Editor

Currency Swaps settlement can involve very large payments leading to settlement risk – an innovation from Markit and CLS aims to eliminate aspects of this.

Featured image for “OTC Derivatives Regulatory Reforms and the changing role of Middleware platforms”

October 27, 2015 - Editor

In response to the financial crisis that began in 2008, the leaders of the Group of Twenty (G20) nations agreed to a series of measures

Featured image for “Push, Ping and Charm”

November 11, 2013 - Editor

Last week we announced our CHARM product with a press release titled, Swap Margin Check in 10 milliseconds. In this article I will provide the detail behind our

Featured image for “Jeff Gooch becomes CFO of Markit”

October 2, 2013 - Editor

Mentioned already in some places on-line (including my twitter feed) but here's the details: Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, today announced the

Featured image for “Markit buys out DTCC from MarkitSERV”

April 7, 2013 - Editor

The JV between DTCC & Markit which combined the original confirmation / affirmation business of SwapsWire & DerivSERV has now become solely owned by Markit.

Featured image for “Markit and Traiana? Is there room for both?”

April 5, 2013 - Editor

As SEF rules will come into force later this year, CreditLink by Traiana and Credit Centre by MarkitSERV, both prepare themselves for launch even though both

Featured image for “In the papers: Markit set for £4 billion market list”

March 19, 2013 - Editor

Markit set for £4 billion market list after 13 years of rapid growth: Financial data provider Markit was testing the waters and talking to advisers about

Featured image for “Poll results from Markit London Conference: 70%+ clueless and hazy”

June 7, 2012 - Editor

Look for the chart that says 70%+ of firms are ‘hazy’ or ‘clueless’ about the effect of the new regulations on their margining processes. An

Featured image for “MarkitSERV now feeding confirmed trades to the DTCC Trade Repository”

January 24, 2012 - Editor

Interesting new data connection in the OTC market. Provided you opt-in, MarkitSERV can now send your confirmed OTC trades to the DTCC Glorious Trade Repository