Markit delivers a broad suite of independent, fixed income indices, as well as solutions to support the development of custom indices. Index creation is led by a team of experienced product and asset class specialists. The indices are constructed using a rules-based approach to maintain transparency and objectivity, supported by independent multi-source pricing.
Markit iBoxx fixed income indices are independent and based on multi-source pricing for improved accuracy. They serve as tools for passive or active portfolio management, ETFs and structured products.
The indices cover major currencies and bond segments, including global coverage of money markets, fixed income markets, currency markets, and interbank/ Euro-deposit rates, plus multiple maturities and capital markets. Extensive history back to 1970 includes over 21,000 series.
Key Features and Coverage on RIMES
For this data source, RIMES hosts approximately 20150 economic data securities (corporate bond indices are broken down by maturity and rating).
Some of the data items available include:
- Annual frequency item, Country code of series, Daily frequency item, Description, Documentation line 1 –4 of series (if available), Frequency of series, Monthly frequency item, Quarterly frequency item, Weekly frequency item, etc.