Markit Partners with Sophis on Credit Derivatives
Sophis has announced a strategic partnership to integrate Markit’s credit price and reference entity data (RED) together with their dividend forecasting (formerly DaDD) and index management services. The partnership enables the Sophis trading and risk management system to better support key trading, risk and operational processes for their mutual customers. Markit data will be available via Sophis new data management module, the Data Service, which collects data from any source type (vendor or proprietary) and allows customised extractions. Users will have automatic access to over 12,000 daily CDS curves, over 8,500 global indices and ETFs, four year’s dividend forecasts and market standard reference entity names, reference bonds and codes.