Thomson Financial Launches XML API For Datastream Data

DELIVERY TECHNOLOGIES

LONDON--Thomson Financial launched an XML application programming interface and a charting application for its Datastream service last week. They enable clients to retrieve Datastream’s data and charts for use in their own applications without needing to store the data in a local database.

Glenn Bedwin, director of strategy and business development for Thomson’s Research and Analytics Group, says storing and maintaining data in a local database incurs maintenance and development costs. Thomso

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