Swiss Exchange Tackles Feed Standardization Projects

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The SIX Swiss Exchange is expanding the asset classes covered by its ITCH Market Data Interface (IMI) feed, to provide data on instruments such as bonds and exchange-traded funds, after initially launching the feed for equities products as part of its migration to Nasdaq OMX's X-stream Inet trading platform last year, (IMD, April 2, 2012).

The exchange migrated equities to the IMI feed last year before other asset classes because about 80 percent of turnover is generated by trading in blue-chip