UBS Warburg Lightens Up With Reuters on the Desktop

DATA CONSUMERS

UBS Warburg has turned the Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)into a lightweight market data platform for 500 users in its FX and cash collateral trading division, it was announced last week. The project was driven by an effort to reduce costs, according to officials involved.

UBScustomized the system, which it calls MDS Lite, and used it to replace much of the group's Triarch infrastructure.

MDS Lite provides much of the same data as before: news and prices for all asset classes--including ex

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