Interactive Data Enters Direct Feed Fray

The service, dubbed DirectPlus, will go live in the second quarter of this year, initially providing NYSE Openbook and NYSE-Arca's ArcaBook, Nasdaq Level 1 and SingleBook, the ITCH 3.0 feed that combines data from Nasdaq Market Center with the former Brut and Inet ECNs, and a direct feed from the Direct Edge ECN.

Mark Hepsworth, president of Interactive Data's Real-Time Services division, says that these feeds were those demanded most by the vendor's client base, but that Interactive Data wa

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