Knight-Ridder Tradecenter To Add Tick-By-Tick Tokyo Stock Exchange Data Next Year

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Tradecenter, Knight-Ridder's high-end analytic service, plans two enhancements -- one in content and the other in function -- for early next year. In content, Tradecenter will join the elite circle of services offering Tokyo equities data on a trade-by-trade basis. Functionally, Tradecenter will implement a relational database that will permit users to devise customized selects and sorts.

Knight-Ridder's Tokyo Stock Exchange deal represents a breakthrough for a U.S. quote supplier. Currently