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  • Boost for CMBS flows and corp access with index TRS launch

    Index provider Markit has teamed up with commercial mortgage backed securities data and pricing specialist Trepp to launch total return swaps (TRS) on a cash CMBS index. The initiative targets several gaps in the market, by boosting returns for CMBS investors, providing a hedging tool for originators and giving big corporate clients access to a market otherwise denied them by punitive US tax rules.