GFI Market Data, a division of GFI Group, and Macrobond Financial AB announced today their partnership to offer GFI sovereign credit default swaps data via Macrobond's analytics platform. The data will also include historical prices going back to 1997.
Macrobond clients will be able to analyse and map historical and on-going trends and validate trading ideas using GFI Market Data's sovereign CDS product on the Macrobond application.
Philip Winstone, Global Head of Sales at GFI Market Data said: "GFI Market Data provides a comprehensive, global view of actual executable and executed CDS prices that is sourced directly from GFI CreditMatch, one of the most widely used and highest rated trading platform for CDS. We are pleased that Macrobond recognises the value of providing this data to its clients over indicative or consensus sources. This distribution and sales partnership is also an exciting extension of our strategy to increase the reach of our high-quality data services."
Tomas Liljeborg, CEO at Macrobond stated: "We are pleased to be working with the number 1 credit broker globally providing an independent view of CDS market activity. We will distribute detailed global CDS data from GFI Market Data on both sovereigns and corporates with extensive history. The data will be made available in our Macrobond Application, a dynamic charting and analytical platform with global financial and economic data" and added, "The availability of GFI's CDS data on our platform is complementary to our global data sets and will give our clients a big edge."
Macrobond's clients may also elect to subscribe to the full suite of GFI Market Data's CDS products which includes global corporate, index, tranche, spread and switch pricing in CDS.
Macrobond Financial AB is a Swedish company that provides extensive time series data on a comprehensive range of economic and financial indicators.