Joanne Faulkner investigates whether the synergy claims associated with M&A activity translate into better deals for data consumers.
The fees could have added thousands of pounds to spend by firms that consume delayed data, which is generally provided free of charge.
Hatstand's Keith Delmarco makes the case for why financial institutions should enlist trusted third parties to perform market data optimization projects.
Prior to the acquisition, the companies had been working together to allow clients to benefit from their respective offerings.
The upgrade provides dedicated tools for managing recurring subscription costs beyond TRG's core market data coverage.
CME’s self-service data portal will potentially provide outsourced data licensing services for third-party startup datasets, as well as the exchange’s own market data.
Following "significant engagement" with users, LME has introduced an exception to its policy that those who do not contribute to pricing should pay for data.
Deutsche Börse will act as exclusive licensor for India INX's data products outside India.
Some firms are seeing benefits in having core platform suppliers manage their data requests, rather than maintaining direct relationships with data vendors.
The dashboard will provide a high-level view for managers to monitor cost and performance, from where they can access more data in West Highland's underlying platforms.
Firms across Asia that have traditionally built EDM platforms in-house are now displaying an open mind towards buying vendor solutions.
There are about 470,000 LEI registrations so far, with only about 15,000 in Asia
Exchanges say data will continue to have sufficient value to justify data fees, whatever changes occur in trading activity.
Adhering to old-fashioned, siloed data management practices can be costly and inhibit firms' ability to use data to support innovation.
Victor Anderson chats to Peter Moss, CEO of SmartStream's Reference Data Utility, about the project's premise and its benefits to industry participants.
The vendor has made changes to its Morningstar Direct platform to help clients ensure they are compliant with data license policies.
Chuck brings Datactics 25 years of experience in data and trading-related softwrae sales.
BATS Europe will offer two commercial policies for its data──its existing policy, and one designed to help firms affordably meet the requirements of MiFID 2.
The two new workstations will help firms analyze benchmark indexes, as well as their usage of benchmark data to comply with vendor licenses and new regulations.
The deal will give The Roberts Group the ability to track usage of web-delivered content and apply that to clients' data cost management decisions.
The vendors will combine CJC's managed market data services and TRG's market data inventory software to offer a managed market data administration solution for the buy side.
Divergence of datasets and data types will inevitably create convergence of data management functions.
Integrating market and reference data in GoldenSource's EDM platform will improve data management and firms' ability to meet regulatory requirements, officials say.
As data functions reach maturity, buy-in from other c-level positions is crucial the emerging CDO function.