Reference Data, Valuations Drive Slim Growth


Vendor price increases accounted for much of a 2.34 percent increase in spend on market data products and services to $25.5 billion globally in 2012, with organic growth potentially slipping into negative figures, but buoyed by spend on pricing, reference data and valuation products, which bucked the overall trend with strong growth, according to new research from Burton-Taylor International Consulting.

Spend on pricing, reference and valuation data products is the sole area that has seen faster