Exchanges Post Mainly Positive Data Revenues

Overall exchange results remain mixed, though data revenues show consistent rises.

Graphic showing rise in money

The London Stock Exchange, saw a 45 percent increase in revenue from its Information Services business to £261 million ($407.6 million) for the first half of 2015, largely due to the good performance of FTSE, the acquisition of Russell Indexes, and growth from its UnaVista business, which went someway to offset a 6 percent decline in revenue from real-time data from £44.6 million ($69.7 million) to £42 million ($65.6 million) year-on-year. The exchange says this reflects fewer professional users