Inside Market Data - Vol 22 No 32

Users Endorse News Algos

Although end-user firms have thus far been playing their cards close to their chests on the subject of algorithmic news feeds, this sector is attracting significant interest, according to the results of last week's Inside Market Data awards.

Shielding the Market Data Explosion

User firms are increasingly examining sophisticated technologies to address capacity problems by filtering out "noise" from datafeeds to focus only on the most useful data.

Fixnetix to Offer Wombat-Enabled Eurex Feed

UK-based low-latency data vendor Fixnetix is rolling out a version of Eurex's CEF Ultra feed via its iX Direct hosted feed delivery service, tailored for use in client installations of Wombat Financial Software's data platform.

Data Dilemmas of Pricing Illiquid Assets

Decisions around vendor selection when acquiring data on illiquid assets remain driven by trader needs rather than by market data managers, according to panelists at last week's North American Financial Information Summit.

Vendors: One-Size-Fits-All Is Dead

The increasing array of free news and data on the Internet, along with the threat of data piracy, is encouraging vendors to forge closer client relationships to deliver tailored content and technologies, said panelists at the North American Financial…

.X Marks the Spot

With just six months until MiFID takes effect, Stephen Wilson, global head of exchange-traded instruments at Reuters, outlines the data challenges facing the industry as a result of the new regulations.

QuoteMedia Looks Beyond Retail with Quotestream II

QuoteMedia, a provider of market data, news and charts primarily to retail banking and investment groups, is completing the rollout of new exchange data and capabilities to the latest version of its Quotestream product, which the vendor hopes will allow…

Blue System Integrates Interactive Data

Blue System Inc., a London-based provider of direct market access trading, charting and analytics systems, will this month incorporate data from Interactive Data Real-Time Services into its trading systems after signing a distribution agreement with the…

Credit Suisse Lightens Data Load

Credit Suisse is moving applications that consume and distribute data onto a publish-and-subscribe messaging environment as part of a drive to optimize data distribution.

Users: Keep It Simple, Vendors

Market data managers want their data suppliers to go back to basics and provide service that is flexible, consistent, and where there is trust on both sides of the relationship, according to the opening user panel at Inside Market Data's North American…

Reuters Buy Will Face Regulatory Hurdles

Critics of Reuters' efforts to raise its share price above the £4 barrier will have enjoyed Friday's 25 percent rally to close above the £6 per share mark on news that the vendor is considering a possible takeover approach from rival Thomson Financial.