Indices > iTraxxiTraxx LevX

Markit iTraxx LevX indices cover the European leveraged loan CDS market


  • Banks
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  • Asset managers
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  • Hedge funds
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  • Insurance companies
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  • Corporate treasurers


  • $1.7tn+notional outstanding
  • 6licensed market makers

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Product Summary

Markit iTraxx LevX indices are constructed from the universe of European corporates with leveraged loan exposures. The indices trade on a 5-year maturity, and are rolled semi-annually in March and September.

The Markit iTraxx LevX Index comprises the most liquid first lien credit agreements traded in the European leveraged loan CDS market.

    Key benefits

    • Trading efficiency

      Ability to quickly trade large sizes and electronically confirm trades

    • Liquidity

      Wide dealer and industry support, allowing for significant liquidity in all market conditions

    • Transparency

      Publicly available pricing, with all index characteristics standardised and documented

    News & Information

    Important notifications and public information about our indices, including changes to upcoming series following index rolls, credit events on constituents and issuance of new indices



    Publicly available documentation relating to our indices, including methodologies, annexes and educational guides, as well as trading and legal documents for tradable indices