Why choose our evaluated pricing service?
We provide thousands of financial institutions around the world with independent, transparent, and accurate evaluated pricing covering over 2.6 million fixed income securities and derivatives. This includes Hard-to-Value assets in core and emerging markets, spanning core sectors and industries.
The securities we price are not originated, issued, or traded by us. With no vested interest, we maintain our independence to perform our daily evaluation process.
Going behind the valuation
A key component of our valuation services is to show you what's behind the price, including pricing recipes, corresponding market color, and other relevant data to provide the transparency you need to meet your risk, reporting, and compliance needs.
Our pricing recipes, pricing score, and wealth of reference data are available for you to perform bespoke analyses. The score is a measurement of pricing robustness and offers transparency designed to help you defend the evaluated price and meet regulatory and disclosure reporting requirements with confidence.
Valuations are available both intraday and at standard market snapshot times.
Features & benefits
What you get with our evaluated pricing service
Our clients benefit from direct access to professional evaluators who are experts in their respective asset classes and apply consistent and transparent pricing methodologies.
We apply methodologies that are consistent with market standards. Market intelligence including direct and comparable market prices are sourced daily from a wide network of market making participants.
We are a global operation with access to core and local markets. Our wide network of data sources allows coverage at global scale, for liquid and illiquid markets.
Our pricing service evaluates securities by applying methodologies compatible with Fair Value Standards. The assessment is consistent with the accounting guidelines outlined in ASC 820 and IFRS 13.
Pricing of less liquid instruments and hard to value assets by applying various transparent methodologies.
Refinitiv customers can submit challenges on evaluated fixed income and derivative pricing by using our price challenge and transparency portal on the Datascope Select platform.
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Fair Valuations: A change for good?
The regulatory framework governing fair valuation practices in the U.S. hasn’t undergone any substantial change for the best part of a decade, although thanks to a recently proposed rule by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, that is all to change.
Pressures Mount for a "fair value" pricing on illiquid, complex securities
From investor protection initiatives, such as Rule 2-a5 and Europe’s revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), to more stringent capital requirements for banks, including the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book guidelines, regulators are zeroing in on “fair value” pricing.
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