Inside Market Data - Vol 29 No 11

Waters Panel: Big Data Analytics to Get Bigger, Smaller

With Big Data analysis and business intelligence tools becoming more functional and sophisticated, firms can now extract more valuable data from a broader range of data sources in a fraction of the time that it would have taken in the past. As a result,…

SIX FinInfo Unveils ‘Ticks by SIX' Historical Data Service

SIX Financial Information, the data vendor business of Swiss exchange operator and clearing organization SIX Group, has launched a new historical data service of trade and quote data back to June 2007 for its universe of global equities, bonds, indices,…

Ex-DPC President Ruvo Bonds with BondWave

Michael Ruvo, former president of municipal bond data vendor DPC Data, has joined BondWave-a Wheaton, Illinois-based provider of trade support, monitoring, alerting and reporting software for fixed income investors and financial advisors-as president,…

Thomson Reuters, SGX Ally on Bond Indexes

Thomson Reuters has unveiled a suite of Singapore dollar bond indexes, developed with the Singapore Exchange, to help fund managers, asset owners and custodians benchmark investment performance and to provide increased transparency into local bond…

Markham to Head Updata's Houston Office

UK-based technical analysis software vendor Updata has named William Markham senior vice president of business development at of the vendor's new office in Houston, Texas, which is due to open in early 2014 to meet the needs of a growing customer base in…

B-next Taps Data Vet Rhoden

Market surveillance and compliance software provider B-next has hired Mike Rhoden as product consultant, based in London, to strengthen the vendor's UK operations and expand its international client base.

SpryWare Adds Data to Cloud Ticker Plant

Chicago-based low-latency feed handler and ticker plant provider SpryWare has expanded its Proximity Cloud hosted ticker plant to include full order book data, including 45 days of historical full order book data and a calculated top-of-book price, with…

Integral Readies FX Benchmark Rate Fixings

Foreign exchange trading software vendor Integral Development Corp is preparing to launch a set of benchmark rates for major currency pairs, updated at one-second intervals and made available at the end of every trading day, to provide more reliable data…

Energy Data Hub Taps Sapient

Houston, Texas-based energy data processing utility Energy Data Hub has enlisted Sapient Global Markets to contribute to the development of its EDH Platform central repository for global energy trade data, to help EDH provide improved data transparency…

Thomson Reuters Adds ANZ Bond Pricing

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group has begun contributing prices for more than 2,700 credit bonds denominated in Australian, New Zealand and US dollars as well as pounds sterling and euros on Thomson Reuters' Fixed Income Trading bond platform.

Empirasign Adds to Dealer Run Quotes

Empirasign Strategies, a New York-based provider of dealer offerings and "trade color" for mortgage and asset-backed securities, is adding new datasets covering bids and two-way markets to its database of fixed-income pricing, in response to client…

ESMA Seeks Data Expert Advisors

European regulator the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is recruiting market data reporting experts to advise on potential complications stemming from the overlap of recent EU financial regulation.

Oslo Børs Nibor U-Turn Irks End-Users

Norwegian exchange group Oslo Børs last week began calculating the Norwegian Interbank Offered Rate (Nibor) benchmark rate, after being appointed the calculation agent by Norwegian financial industry association Finance Norway. However, end-users are…

Russell Revamps, Unbundles Index Pricing

Russell Indexes, the index provider subsidiary of asset manager Russell Investments, is introducing a new pricing model for its RussellTick real-time feed of US and global consolidated index data, reflecting enhancements made to the product as part of an…

Interactive Data Adds GFI, Icap, Commodities to FutureSource

Interactive Data is adding new commodities datasets from interdealer brokers GFI and Icap, UK-based agricultural specialist Informa Agra and pricing and news provider OPIS (Oil Price Information Service) to its FutureSource market data and analytics…

Opening Cross: Inside Market Data’s 12 Days of Christmas

Inside Market Data will take a break from printing over Christmas and the New Year, with our next print issue on Monday, Jan. 13. In the meantime, we’ll continue to update the IMD website with news over the holidays. So until we print again, season’s…

VWD Preps Metals App for iPhone, iPad

Frankfurt-based data vendor VWD will this week launch a new iPhone and iPad app for metals traders, in a move designed to meet increasing demand from its desktop users for more targeted mobile products.

Quandl Bows Crowd-Sourced Data, Curation

Quandl, a Toronto-based startup search engine covering financial, economic and sociological datasets is preparing to roll out Quandl-as-a-Service, enabling firms to curate and add public data to the site.

2013 Review: For Exchanges in 2013, Life’s a Glitch

US stock and options exchanges suffered such significant outages in 2013 that regulators step ped in to bring the markets to task over the failures, many of which were linked to problems with the exchanges’ ability to disseminate market data.

2013 Review: Traders Weigh Importance of Fast Data vs Big Data

While still a focus for high-frequency traders with latency-sensitive strategies, the latency arms race appeared to have reached a stalemate in 2013, with low latency a necessity but ultra-low latency more of an expensive luxury, with some firms…

2013 Review: Crowd-Sourced Content, Search Gain Traction

As traders and investors seek new ways to find alpha in increasingly commoditized datasets, the accuracy of data and how it is sourced—and the ease with which it can be searched—is becoming more important, prompting the creation of new services for…