|[January 02, 2013]
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) and Markit Offer CDS Data
PHILADELPHIA --(Business Wire)--
Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading comprehensive,
internet-based data research service, is pleased to announce a
partnership with Markit, bringing Markit's award-winning CDS and other
fixed income data to WRDS clients. WRDS, a part of the Wharton School of
the University of Pennsylvania, provides instant access to over 200
terabytes of data across Finance, Marketing, and Economic disciplines,
making it the gold standard business intelligence tool for 30,000 users
in 30 countries.
With Markit CDS, researchers will have access to history and daily
pricing information on more than 10,500 composite curves covering 2,800
CDS entities. Markit's CDS data are used throughout the derivatives
industry for price discovery, valuation and risk management.
The benefits of Markit's datasets to academic and other researchers will
be highlighted by WRDS during the Allied
Social Sciences Association (ASSA) Conference, January 4-6, 2013 at
the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, CA (News - Alert). Visit exhibit booth #729
and learn more about Markit CDS data and all of WRDS' available datasets.
WRDS offers the broadest collection of data and most robust computing
infrastructure available; and its partnership with Markit is par of
WRDS' ongoing expansion to further meet the information needs of over
300 client organizations worldwide.
As part of its growth, WRDS looks forward to partnering with Markit on
other fixed-income datasets and offering Markit's Purchasing Managers
Index economic data in the near future.
About WRDS and the Wharton School
Research Data Services (WRDS) is the leading, comprehensive,
internet-based data research service used by academic, government,
non-profit institutions, and corporate firms. Developed in 1993 to
support faculty research at the Wharton School of the University of
Pennsylvania, WRDS has since evolved to become the leading business
intelligence tool for a global research community. http://www.whartonwrds.com
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania- founded in 1881 as
the first collegiate business school - is recognized globally for
intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major
discipline of business education. The most comprehensive source of
business knowledge in the world, Wharton bridges research and practice
through its broad engagement with the global business community. The
School has 5,000 undergraduate,
MBA, and doctoral
students; more than 9,000 annual participants in executive
education programs; and an alumni
network of 91,000 graduates.
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