NYSE Data Policy Gets Cautious Welcome, But Unit of Count Plans Irk Subscribers

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NYSE Euronext’s latest documentation for its new Global Data Agreements (previously known as Global Data License Agreements), which seek to standardize the international exchange group’s multiple legacy data policies, have drawn general praise from clients, though firms have expressed concerns over the exchange’s new definition of unit of count.

End-user firms and vendors currently report usage based on the number of devices receiving data. But under the new policy, which comes into effect on Ap