Vendors Predict the Future

IMD EUROPE 2004 REVIEW

Real-time data vendors who sat on the final panel of Inside Market Data Europe 2004 believe the competitive outlook for the coming year is positive, though none were willing to comment on the two main competitive issues facing the industry: the potential impact of Bloomberg's Fat Pipe feed and the expected purchase of Telerate.

In fact, Telerate had been slated to appear on the panel alongside Reuters, Thomson Financial and Interactive Data Corp. but pulled out at the last minute due to a sen