Consolidators Stay Safe


The market data vendor landscape could remain stable for the immediate future, as direct exchange feeds are unlikely to significantly displace consolidated offerings, according to the panel on the future of market data.

"I think vendors do have a viable business model," says John Nixon, executive director of corporate strategy and market data at Icap. "If you’re a large institutional trader and you need a wide range of information and products, you’re only going to get that from two sources,"