GFI Group to provide CDS market data to Quick Corp
GFI Market Data, a division of GFI Group Inc (NYSE: GFIG) and QUICK Corp have signed an agreement whereby GFI will supply QUICK with credit derivatives market data as of 23 April, 2012.
GFI Group, via its GFI Market Data division, has supplied QUICK with FX options market data and has been doing so since October 2005.
Gakuji Takahashi, Executive General Manager of QUICK Corp, says, “QUICK is very pleased to enter into this new agreement which will allow us to supply our customers with GFI credit derivatives market data. GFI Group covers a broad range of credit derivative market data, such as sovereign and single name credit default swaps CDS. We believe that the broad coverage to be brought by this relationship will certainly benefit QUICK users as it provides them with a strong tool to support their daily business as well as to continue to meet their requirements in a changing financial environment “ and added, “We are working positively to meet our clients’ needs and expectations.”
Philip Winstone, Global Head of Market Data at GFI, says: “Market data is only as good as its source, and GFI is a globally recognised information hub for credit derivative products. We are very pleased to be able to offer QUICK Corp’s clients access to GFI’s global credit default swap curves and global index and tranche data” and added, “In recognition of today’s demand to have access to independent, accurate and timely data, across the enterprise, GFI’s Credit Derivative data will be available to QUICK’s desktop and enterprise customers”.
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