Jan 12 2021
    iTraxx Asia ex-Japan IG (Restricted) Indices Details

    Following the previous announcement relating to launch of iTraxx Asia ex-Japan IG (Restricted) indices, IHS Markit has now published RED Codes and Annexes for all new index series.

    The new index series will be available for trading from Thursday, 14th January 2021 onward.

    The updated iTraxx Asia ex-Japan Index Rulebook and the new sub-index annexes can now be downloaded via the iTraxx documentation webpage. Below are the RED Codes for the new sub-index series for reference:

    New Sub Index Series Index Red Codes
    iTraxx Asia ex-Japan IG (Restricted) Series 25 Version 1 4ABCATAA9
    iTraxx Asia ex-Japan IG (Restricted) Series 26 Version 1 4ABCATAB7
    iTraxx Asia ex-Japan IG (Restricted) Series 27 Version 1 4ABCATAC5
    iTraxx Asia ex-Japan IG (Restricted) Series 28 Version 1 4ABCATAD3
    iTraxx Asia ex-Japan IG (Restricted) Series 29 Version 1 4ABCATAE1
    iTraxx Asia ex-Japan IG (Restricted) Series 30 Version 1 4ABCATAF8
    iTraxx Asia ex-Japan IG (Restricted) Series 31 Version 1 4ABCATAG6
    iTraxx Asia ex-Japan IG (Restricted) Series 32 Version 1 4ABCATAH4
    iTraxx Asia ex-Japan IG (Restricted) Series 33 Version 1 4ABCATAI2
    iTraxx Asia ex-Japan IG (Restricted) Series 34 Version 1 4ABCATAJ0

    Jan 11 2021
    Announcement: Launch of iTraxx Asia ex-Japan IG (Restricted) Indices

    Please find below the announcement for iTraxx Asia ex-Japan indices impacted by the US Sanction pursuant to Executive Order 13959.

    For more information please contact us at itraxxadvisory@ihsmarkit.com

    Jan 07 2021
    Consultation on iTraxx indices impacted by the US Sanction pursuant to Executive Order 13959

    Pursuant to the Executive Order (EO 13959) signed by the President of the United States of America on Thursday, 12 November 2020, U.S. Persons are prohibited from transacting in securities of certain Chinese companies listed in the Executive Order. The executive order comes into force on 11 January 2021, with an initial 35 entities that have been listed in the order as per 22 December 2020, with the possibility of entities being added to the list in future. Divestment of existing holdings is required by November 2021.

    IHS Markit has identified constituents of active iTraxx Asia ex-Japan and iTraxx Crossover indices that may be impacted by this Executive Order. In light of this, IHS Markit is consulting with the iTraxx Asia ex-Japan and iTraxx Europe Index Advisory Committees to review potential options for existing and upcoming index series. IHS Markit will outline course of action for each of the impacted indices in due course.

    Any feedback from market participants is welcome – please send feedback/queries to itraxxadvisory@ihsmarkit.com.