Users Seek Justification for LSE Fee Hikes

The latest changes represent the third fee increase since July 2013.

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Combined with two earlier fee hikes for the same products in July 2013 and January 2014, the new fees represent a cumulative increase of between five and 15 percent over two-and-a-half years. However, with the LSE’s market share of trading in FTSE 100 stocks currently below 60 percent, data subscribers say the price of the data no longer reflects its value. 

In a notification sent to end users on Sept. 29, Caroline O’Shaughnessy, global head of sales and marketing for LSEG’s Information Services

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