Survey: Risk, Commodities, Emerging Markets to Drive Data Spend

Data to support risk management and commodities and energy trading will be the highest-growth areas of data spend during 2011 and 2012, with users in China, India and the rest of Asia - excluding Japan - leading demand, according to the results of a survey of market data demand conducted by Burton-Taylor International Consulting.

Global spend on market data at the close of 2010 totaled $23.7 billion (IMD, Dec. 13, 2010), and - based on survey responses from market data vendors, users and consult