Thomson Reuters and ICAP expand 19901 service for swap rates
Thomson Reuters and ICAP Information Services (IIS) have renewed a distribution agreement which adds new electronic data sources to the 19901 service – a reference source for USD interest rate swaps and US Treasuries.
The 19901 service now provides Thomson Reuters clients with exclusive access to a leading swap data service using the following ICAP data sources: i-Swap, the electronic platform powering ICAP’s swap execution facility (SEF); the voice brokered “request for quote” swap market; and executable prices for US Treasury securities from fixed income electronic trading platform BrokerTec.
Market participants using Thomson Reuters Eikon, the company’s flagship financial markets desktop, can continue to view prices and trading flow from these industry platforms.
“By partnering with ICAP we offer our clients meaningful reference data to help them understand risk taking and inform their daily decision making,” says Abel Clark, Thomson Reuters managing director for FX, credit and fixed income and equities. “We look forward to continuing this relationship with ICAP, which we believe benefits all our clients and the wider market as a whole.”
“An ISDA reference source for USD interest rate swap contracts, the 19901 service has long provided interest rate swap price discovery,” says John Nixon, group executive director, Americas and chairman of i-Swap, ICAP. “The inclusion of i-Swap SEF data reflects the new era of electronic swaps trading as 19901 continues to assist traders, compliance professionals, risk managers and investment professionals identify where fixed income instruments may be priced.”