Reuters' White Papers Detail Capacity Issues For Decimalization

DECIMALIZATION FOCUS

NEW YORK--With Y2K now hopefully behind the market data industry, people can cast their minds forward to the next big time-consuming task: US decimalization.

Reuters has published a series of internal white papers concerning capacity on its Integrated Data Network (IDN) as a result of decimalization and the restructuring of the US options market. These issues will not only result in a significant impact on traffic on IDN--with projected growth rates of 500 per cent in 2000--but will cause fur