Vendors Agree On Portfolio For Euro Test Universe

EURO FOCUS

WASHINGTON D.C.--Several major market data vendors have collaborated, though the Information Industry Association's (IIA) Financial Information Services Division (FISD), to provide some degree of comparability across various vendor platforms for a so-called euro test universe.

The idea behind the initiative is to allow users to test processes that use data from multiple vendors in preparation for the introduction of the single European currency. The vendors involved include Reuters, Bloomberg