Markit iBoxx indices are market leading fixed income benchmark indices. They are an essential tool for structured products and provide data for fixed income research, asset allocation and performance evaluation in the global fixed income markets.
Markit iBoxx indices cover Euro, Sterling, Asian, US Dollar and European High Yield bond markets . Markit also established a global inflation-linked index family, global emerging markets local currency, and US Pension Liability indices.
Leading investment banks supply bid and ask bond prices throughout the trading day. The prices are subjected to a rigorous series of quality controls before consolidated bid and ask prices are calculated, used for index calculation and published for every bond in the Markit bond universe, along with a range of analytical values. Markit and experienced partners are responsible for the marketing, administration, price consolidation and index production in accordance with publicly available rules and standards.