First Boston Sends Bond Data Via Bloomberg, Knight-Ridder

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Primary dealer First Boston Corp. has begun delivering executable Treasury prices over Bloomberg and Knight-Ridder Inc.'s respective market data networks. First Boston's move to open its book accompanied the launch last week of an order-routing facility designed to allow customers to send orders from their Bloomberg terminals directly to First Boston's trading desk in New York.

As part of its efforts to use data delivery to help build its trading business, the firm is test-marketing addition