Primark To Expand Research Exchange To Cover Globe

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Primark Research Exchange, which operates an electronic warehouse of Asian broker research, is planning to expand to include global research. About 40 brokers currently contribute to the service.

"We're getting a lot of pressure from European brokers who'd like us to extend the warehouse outside of Asia," says Scott Rosen, president of Primark's Trapeze unit. "Redistributors have been keen to see non-Asian content as well."

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