Data Providers Predict Asia-Pacific Evolution

While Rory Manchee, managing director of securities data in Asia-Pacific at Standard & Poor’s, said that the rising number of global firms entering the region is boosting demand for global data products, Frank Desmond, head of Europe and Asia at Tullett Prebon Information, said that the resulting greater sophistication of the region is actually making firms more demanding when it comes to locally focused products.

“In the last few years, we’ve seen… the need to tailor our offering and approac