Inside Market Data - Vol 24 No 29

Pivot Readies IM Data Montage

Instant messaging and collaboration software vendor Pivot is testing a new product that captures over-the-counter dealer quotes from IM communications between brokers and buy-side clients, and displays them in a montage of prices.

Raymond James Rolls Out Market-Q

Raymond James Financial has rolled out Interactive Data's Market-Q Web-based workstation to 4,000 US-based financial advisors in its private client group, replacing the Reuters Plus legacy wealth management platform.

Fixnetix Preps Real-Time Risk Analytics

UK-based low-latency data and trading technology vendor Fixnetix will this week roll out a real-time risk application targeted at prime brokers, who can use the service to monitor and control hedge fund clients trading in the broker's name as part of…

China for Dummies

Keiren Harris, founder of Open-Asia.info, a portal for financial markets-related information across the Asia-Pacific region, lists his top 10 rules for those seeking to break into the Chinese market for data.

Moody's Aligns CDS Data with ISDA

Moody's CreditQuotes division is updating its credit default swap spread data and valuations to correlate them with the International Swaps and Derivatives Association's "Big Bang" CDS protocol for standardizing trading and valuation of single-name North…

Skyler Boosts Real-Time Data Failover

Concord, Calif.-based Skyler Technology has launched a new component of its C3 data suite to help improve the resilience of market data infrastructures in the event of data outages.

Ionic Expands Fund Search Capabilities

UK-based data vendor Ionic Information is preparing to launch a new set of fund analytics that will help investors identify and narrow down funds that meet their specified investment and performance criteria.

CS, Banks Complete Turquoise Latency POC

Credit Suisse and pan-European multilateral trading facility Turquoise, which both use latency monitoring appliances from Dublin-based Corvil, have completed a proof-of-concept project to connect the bank's and MTF's latency monitoring technologies, to…

Tick Data Eyes Asia Data Growth

Nexa Technologies' Tick Data division is planning to expand its coverage of historical equities tick data from the Asia-Pacific region within the next six months, subject to exchanges being able to provide access to historical databases of tick data.

Speed Limits

As two of this week's top stories show, data isn't always about speed, but is often about making sure that the right data gets to the right people, with guaranteed uptime in the event of an outage from any one provider.