Credit default swaps (CDS) indexes Dow Jones Trac-x and iBoxx are set to merge their North America and emerging markets indexes, the parties involved said late yesterday. The new indexes are to be called...
The banks behind the iBoxx CDX credit derivatives indexes have agreed on points that could herald a merger between the index and its big rival, the Dow Jones Trac-x index, following a meeting in New York,...
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Credit derivatives broker Creditex has launched electronic trading of credit default swaps (CDS) indexes.
Dow Jones Indexes today gave details of the portfolio for the new Dow Jones Trac-x Europe high-yield index. The index consists of the 25 most liquid European high-yield credit default swaps, and contains many well-known names such as British Airways,...
Investment banks should be pushing for standardisation in credit default swaps (CDS) indexes, agreed a panel of credit derivatives experts at Risk ’s Credit Risk Summit Europe 2003 in London.
JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley are in the final stages of negotiations to hand over their credit derivatives index product Trac-x to an independent third-party. The move will happen “within a matter of days”, Andrew Palmer, head of credit derivatives...
JP Morgan Chase and Morgan Stanley have made yet another addition to the family of Trac-x global credit default swap indexes created by both firms, with the launch of Trac-x Asia.
JP Morgan Chase and Morgan Stanley launched the Trac-x Australia index today, the latest addition to the Trac-x global suite of credit default swap indexes created by both firms.
A raft of investment banks will start making markets in Trac-x - the global suite of credit default swap indexes created by the merger of the Morgan Stanley's Tracers and JP Morgan Chase's Jeci indexes in April – within the next two weeks.
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