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Markit, Hang Seng Indexes Roll Out Offshore RMB Bond Index

Markit and Hong Kong's index provider Hang Seng Indexes have launched a bond index series that track the performance of offshore renminbi-denominated sovereign...

Inside Market Data | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 20 Oct 2014

Chart showing the performance of the Hang Seng vs Shanghai SE Composite from Jan to Sept 2014

Trendrating Adds Three Probability Indicators

Swiss momentum ratings and analytics provider Trendrating has added Duration, Magnitude and Upside Potential Indicator (UPI) metrics to its Trendrating Momentum Analytics Platform, to provide "statistical measurability" to make end-users' investment decision...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Display & Analytics | 16 Oct 2014


Trading Game Startup Nous Raises Funds to Boost Participation, Data Value

Nous, a provider of a mobile trading game and a feed of investor and active trader market sentiment, has raised $600,000 in new funding to expand the user base of its Spark Profit trading game from 79,000 users in 190 countries to 250,000 users over the...

Inside Market Data | News | Organization & Management | 15 Oct 2014


Thomson Reuters Bows M&A Arbitrage Data

Thomson Reuters has unveiled a new collection of mergers and acquisitions data within its Deals database targeting the needs of event-driven hedge fund managers.

Inside Market Data | News | Pricing & Valuations | 14 Oct 2014


Update: Xignite Adds FactSet Fundamentals to On-Demand Data

San Mateo-based web services data provider Xignite is adding fundamental data and estimates from FactSet Research Systems to its suite of on-demand datasets, to provide clients with access to global company fundamental and financial data.

Inside Market Data | News | Content Focus | 14 Oct 2014


Post-Launch and Funding, Vetr Eyes Institutional Clients for Crowd-Sourced Ratings

Crowd-sourced stock ratings provider Vetr has completed the second stage of a $1 million investment round, and is now focusing on attracting more users and contributors to its portal, to make its content more appealing to institutional traders and hedge...

Inside Market Data | News | Indexes & Ratings | 09 Oct 2014


YCharts Preps Unstructured Company IR Datasets for Screening, Research

Chicago-based fundamental analysis provider YCharts has begun collecting, parsing and tagging information from investor relations websites to provide traders with more idea generation and stock-screening tools that leverage unstructured and text-based...

Inside Market Data | News | Content Focus | 08 Oct 2014


Bloomberg to Carry U.Michigan Consumer Data from 2015

Bloomberg will begin distributing consumer sentiment index data created by the University of Michigan from January 2015, in a non-exclusive partnership that runs until 2019, with provisions to extend the deal longer.

Inside Market Data | News | Content Focus | 07 Oct 2014


IHS Adds SIX FI Equities Pricing

Market and economic information provider IHS has added global daily and historical equities pricing data from SIX Financial Information to its market intelligence, economic forecasting and research services.

Inside Market Data | News | Content Focus | 07 Oct 2014


Barchart Launches 'EDM' Service, Revamped Content Portal

Chicago-based data vendor Barchart has officially unveiled Barchart EDM──a new integrated solution that combines components of its various content and data delivery mechanisms into a managed service for market data capture, management and distribution──as...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Delivery Technologies | 03 Oct 2014

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