Boat: No Delayed Data at Launch

While delayed data is a low-cost mainstay of most data-generating market venues, sources familiar with the situation say that Boat will wait at least eight months-until the second half of 2008-before it rolls out a delayed data option. This will give Boat time to assess the commercial impact of offering delayed data and to determine a suitable level of delay, sources say.

The bank consortium is reportedly charging each user more than €100 per month for its real-time datafeed. But unlike many