Survey: Valuation, Risk, Regulation to Drive Data Spend

Respondents comprised market data vendors, users and consultants, who indicate that the industry views 2010 as a year of mainly flat or slight growth overall across user types including hedge funds, research analysts and traders-although around 25 percent of respondents expect spend on market data by risk managers to grow by between 2 and 5 percent during 2010, while a further 15 percent expect this spend to grow by 10 percent or more this year, says Douglas B. Taylor, managing partner at Burton