Inside Market Data - Vol 23 No 4

Fixnetix Offers Pan-Euro Low Latency

UK-based low-latency feed vendor Fixnetix is rolling out a low-latency data service using proximity hosting data centers and the highest available bandwidth connections for access to the three major European markets-the London Stock Exchange, Euronext…

Euronext Preps Feed; Brings SFTI to Europe

NYSE Euronext is preparing to launch a new, low-latency feed later this year to consolidate data from its cash equity NSC trading platform with full derivatives order book depth from its Liffe Connect platform, and is also preparing to provide clients in…

Ipreo Automates Meetings Data

Ipreo, the business created by the merger of Hemscott, i-Deal and MarketPipe, is preparing to launch a new service aimed at automating meeting communications as part of the investment research process between broker dealers and investment managers.

DJN Adds to Algo News Feed

Dow Jones Newswires has added company-related news items to its Elementized News Feed, which provides a feed of news items with XML tags that can be processed by investment models and algorithmic trading applications.

Wombat Debuts DART Feed Entitlements Tools

Wombat Financial Software's entitlements division, which the vendor acquired with the purchase of Harco Technology in January, will this week unveil two new entitlements software systems based on Harco's DART (Data Access and Reporting Tool) technology.

Essex Radez Rolls Out Hosted Historical Ticks

Market maker and trading technology provider Essex Radez will this week launch a new historical data product that provides hosted access to historical tick data going back to August 2006.

Fortis Americas Takes Spryware Co-Lo

Fortis Clearing Americas last month completed the rollout of a hosted ticker plant and datafeed under a multi-year deal with Chicago-based vendor Spryware, designed to reduce the technology footprint required to support the firm's data system.

Data Evolution Prompts Exchange Audit Rise

Exchanges are increasing the number of data audits they perform to verify that market data usage is in accordance with the levels authorized in their contracts with customers, and are shifting their focus more from data vendors to end-user firms,…

TSX Rolls Out Multi-Dealer Index

The Toronto Stock Exchange has switched its PC Bond fixed-income index from being based on prices contributed from a single dealer-Scotia Capital, from whom TSX bought the index and fixed-income analytics software business last year-to prices contributed…

ICE Futures Resumes Exchange Data Audits

The Atlanta-based IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) will begin conducting market data audits on member firms that subscribe to data from its ICE Futures Europe market (formerly the International Petroleum Exchange), ending a five-year hiatus period during…

CQG Bolsters TradeFlow Tools

Denver, Colo.-based data and analytics vendor CQG is in the process of migrating clients to the latest release of its charting software, which includes new studies for using other traders' activity to identify and predict price trends.

ISE Adds Order Info to Depth Feed

The International Securities Exchange has enhanced its recently launched market depth datafeed with new fields indicating the quantity of customer orders for each price level.

Research Key as EC Probes Thomson-Reuters

The European Commission last week extended its inquiry into the competition implications of the proposed merger between Thomson and Reuters, saying it needs more time to investigate "serious concerns" with the merger.

FTSE Readies Delayed Data Fee Hike

Index provider FTSE is set to double the charge for receiving delayed data on its indexes. Sources say FTSE introduced a monthly per-user charge for its delayed data of 25 pence earlier this year, and that this fee will rise to 50 pence next year.

Understanding Under-Reporting

With changes to the industry as a whole and the way market data is distributed, exchanges are set to step up their data auditing functions to protect their market data from unauthorized distribution, leaving end-user firms facing greater administrative…

OptionMetrics Adds Europe Data

New York-based options data vendor OptionMetrics has added expanded exchange coverage and enhanced proprietary models for calculating dividends to its product for European historical equity and index option prices, and implied volatility data.

Taking Control

Hands up-who's ever downloaded a song from an online file-sharing program without paying for it? Yet how many of you are scrupulous about data audits and appalled by data piracy? Ultimately, we're talking about the same action on a different scale. And…