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Credit Benchmark Raises $7m to Reshape the Credit Risk Information Market and Increase Transparency

Former Data Explorers entrepreneurs Mark Faulkner and Donal Smith launched Credit Benchmark, an innovative financial technology company have raised $7m in a Series A financing round led by Index Ventures to accelerate its development of a new data source in the $6bn credit risk information market. Today marks the launch of Credit Benchmark’s commercial service for banks.  Following completion of a ... Read More »

Markit Acquires Data Explorers

Markit, the UK financial information group, signalled its move into the securities lending market with the purchase of Data Explorers. The deal will allow Markit, which supplies data on opaque markets such as credit derivatives, to build on London-based Data Explorers’ information on equity and fixed income markets, where the securities lending analytics group has become known for data on ... Read More »

Data Explorers Launches the First Securities Lending Newswire Using Narrative Science Automated Authoring Technology

Data Explorers, a provider of securities lending data, tracking short selling and institutional fund activity across all global market sectors, today announced that it has partnered with Narrative Science, a Chicago based technology company whose artificial intelligence system transforms data into stories and insights, to create the world’s first securities lending newswire for its customers. Narrative Science helps companies create ... Read More »