Inside Market Data - Vol 24 No 31

Japanese Focus Shifts to Cost, Feeds

Vendors seeking to make an impact in the Japanese financial markets must approach potential clients with data products that offer real value and flexible commercial models as the country and region weathers the current economic downturn, according to a…

Panel: Firms Weigh Cost, Complexity Of Forecasting Data Capacity

The ongoing exponential growth in data volumes, driven in part by improving low-latency technologies, is forcing firms to improve their forecasting and management of capacity needs and associated costs, according to panelists at last week's Waters Power…

Panel: China Demand for Data, Tech to Grow

A growing economy, burgeoning numbers of retail investors, and the need for technology to compete with Western markets are all driving demand for market data in China's financial markets, according to panelists in Shanghai.

Bloomberg Offers Client Data Spend Reviews

Bloomberg has begun offering consultations to client firms, to review their data usage and identify ways to reduce overall spend by eliminating duplicative products and under-utilized licenses for real-time data, industry sources say.

Aspen Integrates Advanz GnosTick Indicators

Charting and analytics provider Aspen Graphics has begun rolling out a version of its software that incorporates trading indicators from Advanz Analytics, a Miami, Fla.-based futures commission merchant and technology provider, officials say.

DJ Editors Tell Tale of Two Economies

In recent years, the Asia-Pacific region, and China in particular, has offered a safe haven for Western investors seeking to escape the impact of the sub-prime crisis and better returns for firms trading over-commoditized markets, according to senior…

Reuters Grows Market Share Analytics

Thomson Reuters has increased the amount of trade data from over-the-counter markets and dark pool matching services available via its Equity Market Share Reporter (EMSR) product, which is designed to help firms locate shifts in liquidity between trading…

HKEx Continues Free Data Project

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) has reaffirmed plans to provide free real-time data to investors via one or more partners that operate investor Web portals, despite recently reported criticism from five companies in Mainland China who expressed…

Tokyo Stock Exchange Eyes Feed Revamp

The Tokyo Stock Exchange is planning to broaden its suite of market data services in 2010, as a result of deploying a new trading engine, which is set to go live next January, officials say.

Sydney: Financial Storm Fails to Halt Rising Data Tide

Market data volumes continue to rise exponentially in spite of the constraints placed on the industry by the financial crisis, posing both challenges and opportunities to vendors servicing the marketplace, according to a panel discussion Sydney,…

China's Data Market Faces Growing Pains

The Chinese data industry is expected to grow substantially in coming years, creating opportunities for Western and local vendors alike, according to panelists at an event in Shanghai, one in a series of Asia-Pacific events organized by Inside Market…

Asia Geography Poses Data Challenges

The geographically dispersed nature of Asian markets poses unique challenges to building market data and trading infrastructures in the region, as increased automated trading prompts a growing focus on latency and throughput, said panelists in Singapore…

Fidessa Preps Analytics Platform

UK-based market data and trading technology vendor Fidessa is launching an analytics platform that will allow traders to perform complex real-time calculations based on multiple data sources and publish the derived values to a range of consuming…

Data Strategies of Dragons, Tigers and Lions

For those readers who like stories about the financial data industry in Asia-Pacific, good news: We've got more for you from the region this week, following the conclusion of our Asia Roadshow with industry association FISD. (And by the way, spare a…