Offshoring: Not Just About Saving Costs

INSIDE MARKET DATA SPECIAL REPORT

Offshoring has been gaining momentum over the past year in the market data industry, as vendors look to grow their services, coverage and depth while keeping costs low.

Both Reuters and Thomson Financial plan to have 1,200 to 1,500 people in their respective offshore facilities in Bangalore, India by the end of next year. In fact, Marion Leslie, head of data operations for Reuters in India, says that over half of the company's global data operations will be carried out in Bangalore.

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