First Boston Sends Tradable Treasury Prices Over Bloomberg, Knight-Ridder

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Primary dealer First Boston Corp. has begun delivering executable Treasury prices over Bloomberg and Knight-Ridder Inc.'s market data networks. Talks to add Reuters to the list of market data vendors carrying the data are in a "fairly mature" state, says John Costas, First Boston managing director in charge of government bond trading and sales.

First Boston's move to open its book accompanies the launch last week of an order-routing facility designed to allow customers to send orders from th