Bear links up with Reuters

Bear Stearns has partnered with Reuters to publish its credit default and interest rate swap prices. The Bear Stearns PricingDirect feed will provide Reuters customers with single broker quotes, and is seen as the first step in a broader strategy to expand Reuters' reach in the derivatives pricing market.

Kevin Bradshaw, global head of enterprise information at Reuters in London, says: "We are delighted to be able to offer PricingDirect evaluations to our global client base." PricingDirect of