Bloomberg To Allow Users To Write Applications On Host Of Bond Analytics Service

RESEARCH & ANALYTICS

Bloomberg L.P. plans to allow users of its fixed-income data and analytics service to write applications that would reside on the Bloomberg host mainframes and access Bloomberg data. "We have a project to open our system to outsiders," according to Michael Bloomberg, founder and president.

Speaking at the Financial Investment Management show in Chicago two weeks ago, Bloomberg called the project "massive." But while it would entail providing "outsiders" with application programming interfaces