Bloomberg Follows Primark Into VAN Territory on the LSE


LONDON--Bloomberg has signed an agreement with the London Stock Exchange to give Bloomberg Professional Service users access to trading on the exchange, six months behind Primark’s similar arrangement with the exchange in January.

Via Vendor Access Network (VAN) connections, Bloomberg users in UK and overseas investment houses will be able to trade on the exchange on their Professional terminals. This is a low-cost alternative to establishing direct leased lines to the exchange, cutting cost