Monex selects Markit for corporate actions

Source: Markit

Markit (Nasdaq:MRKT), a leading global provider of financial information services, today announced the signing of Monex Inc., a leading online securities company in Japan, to its corporate actions service.

The agreement will enable Monex to provide validated corporate actions data for all of its offered trading stocks.

“By incorporating Markit’s corporate actions data into our service, Monex becomes the only online securities firm offering such a service in Japan,” said Motoki Kitamura, general manager, operations department at Monex. “Our goal is to provide individual investors with the best services and the addition of this service will provide comprehensive access to high quality corporate actions data for our clients.”

“We are so pleased to be working with Monex, who is recognised in the region as being a sophisticated online broker for individuals looking to invest in US stocks and ETFs. The addition of Markit’s corporate actions service to the Monex offering will provide customers with access to validated corporate actions data from over 160 countries and territories,” said Brian Okupski, managing director and head of corporate actions at Markit.

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