|APRIL 28, 2011|
|Knight BondPoint to Provide Access to Moody's Fixed Income Reports|
JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Knight Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE Euronext: KCG) today announced that Knight BondPoint will provide access to Moody's fixed income reports tailored for broker-dealers and their retail clients.
Knight BondPoint is a leading provider of electronic fixed income trading solutions that offers access to a large, centralized liquidity pool and automated, cost-efficient trade execution services. The addition of Moody's reports will assist financial advisors and self-directed investors in evaluating specific corporate and municipal issuers. Knight BondPoint users searching for individual bonds will be alerted to the availability of Moody's issuer reports on associated fixed income securities and will be able to easily view the one-page reports through their broker-dealer sponsored access to the Knight BondPoint application.
Moody's Bond Reports provide financial advisors and their clients with Moody's opinion on Corporate and Municipal instruments in a custom report tailored to their needs. Investors will have access to Moody's research reports to better inform their investment decisions, including a snapshot of the Moody's rating, parent subsidiary, support and watch status presented alongside a detailed analysis of the rating rationale, rating considerations and five years of ratings history. Subscribers to the service through Knight BondPoint will have one-click access to the reports while reviewing available inventory offered through the platform.
"Retail broker-dealers rely on Knight BondPoint for electronic fixed income market access and complementary fixed income tools and analytics," said Marshall Nicholson, Managing Director at Knight BondPoint. "With the addition of Moody's comprehensive reports to our application suite, our clients will have a market-leading resource for fixed income investment decision support."
"Working with Knight BondPoint provides a seamless interface allowing advisors and self-directed investors to identify available securities and to receive Moody's latest credit analysis and ratings on the issuer and instrument," said Michael Salk, Director at Moody's Analytics. "Our reports are designed to provide our latest credit opinion to help understand the potential investment."
Knight BondPoint is a division of Knight Execution & Clearing Services LLC. Member SIPC.
Knight Capital Group (NYSE Euronext: KCG) is a global financial services firm that provides access to the capital markets across multiple asset classes to a broad network of clients, including buy- and sell-side firms, and corporations. Knight is headquartered in Jersey City, N.J. with a growing global presence across the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region. For further information about Knight, please visit www.knight.com.
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SOURCE Knight Capital Group, Inc.