Reference DataBonds

IHS Markit delivers deep terms and conditions data and new issue information for global government, sovereign, agency, corporate and municipal bonds.


  • Banks
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  • Hedge funds
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  • Asset managers
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  • Custodians
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  • Service providers


  • 4m+government, sovereign, agency and corporate bonds
  • 3.5m+Municipal securities

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Product Summary

Markit Reference Data aggregates and validates detailed global bond information, including issuer details, currency, maturity, income and corporate actions. Our comprehensive offering helps improve operational efficiency and supports intraday decision-making and risk management processes.

Markit Reference Data leverages data sourced directly and through third-party suppliers, as well as Markit’s partnership with Euroclear Bank to distribute its extensive Eurobond reference data.

The partnership with Euroclear gives participants access to more than 200,000 Eurobonds, cross-referenced against Markit’s entity database and industry sector identifiers.

    Key Benefits

    • Depth of data

      Includes up to 400 descriptive reference data fields, including instrument and entity identifiers and sector classifications

    • Data integrity

      Data through direct sourcing and strategic partnerships with best-in-class suppliers such as Euroclear Bank, with robust validation process applied to ensure data quality

    • Efficiency

      Proactive monitoring for corporate actions and sourcing of new issues that come to market by Markit analysts, ensuring customers have most up-to-date information

    • Distribution

      Data available via end-of-day and intraday feeds, the web and desktop platforms