Answered By: Becky Smith, STEM Entrepreneurship & Business
Last Updated: Jun 09, 2017     Views: 25842

If you need to value a CDS:

  • Press CORP GO and click on CDSW Credit Default Swp under 1) Finding and Creating Securities.
  • Type the company name in the Reference box (ex: Citigroup) and press GO and then a list of the credit default swaps will appear.
  • Click on one of the credit default swaps to get the related information on that CDS.

To obtain a list of credit default swaps for a particular security (ex: Citigroup):

  • Type C US (Company Ticker Symbol) and press EQUITY and press GO and then type RELS and press GO.
  • On the bottom right of the screen under debt securities; you will see par CDS spreads. These are the credit default swaps for this security.

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