Inside Market Data - Vol 29 No 13

Dow Jones Sues RANsquawk for $5 Million

Dow Jones has filed a lawsuit against London-based news aggregator and audio "squawk" provider RANsquawk, accusing the vendor of systematically stealing Dow Jones' news headlines and stories without a license to distribute its news, and seeking at least …

S&P Cap IQ Adds SGX Data to Low-Latency Feed

S&P Capital IQ Real-Time Solutions (formerly French low-latency data vendor QuantHouse, which S&P acquired in 2012) has added the Singapore Exchange (SGX) to its QuantFeed consolidated datafeed and QuantLink fiber-optic network.

ZKB Taps Corvil for Data Quality, Latency Monitoring

Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB) is rolling out Dublin-based latency management technology vendor Corvil's Operational Performance Monitoring platform to monitor market data quality, FX order flow as well as quote-to-order and gateway latency.

Trefis Taps S&P Capital IQ for Interactive Research

McGraw Hill Financial-owned S&P Capital IQ Equity Research, the independent research arm of S&P Capital IQ, has partnered with data visualization technology vendor Trefis to allow Trefis users to access research models for roughly 600 companies and 1,500…

D&B, FirstRain Ally for Integrated Company Data

Information providers Dun & Bradstreet and FirstRain announced a partnership that will see the integration of FirstRain's company, industry and customer research and social analytics with D&B's structured company data.

Data Boiler Names Former JP Morgan Exec COO

Edward Lai, former vice president of the chief investment office at JP Morgan in Asia, has joined Big Data analytics startup Data Boiler Technologies as managing director and chief operating officer, responsible for product development, compliance and…

Fidessa Promotes Thomas, Hires Jeffrey

Trading technology and market data provider Fidessa has appointed Emily Thomas as global head of new business sales and Phill Jeffrey as Asia-Pacific regional sales director.

Markit Hub Adds Roubini Economic Data

Markit has added economic research and analysis from Roubini Global Economics (RGE) to its Markit Hub research platform, which aggregates research, analysis and news from banks, data vendors and news providers.

Nasdaq Quits SIP Over Lack of Tape Progress

Nasdaq OMX plans to cease operating the Securities Information Processor (SIP) that collects data on Nasdaq-listed stocks, calculates a best bid and offer, and distributes the consolidated feed of quote and trade data─known as Tape C or the Unlisted…

MDSL Preps Index, Trading Cost Management Tools

UK-based market data inventory management and usage monitoring technology provider MDSL is rolling out two new services aimed at helping financial firms manage their index data and FIX trading connectivity spend similar to how they manage market data…

EU OKs MiFID 2; ESMA Wades into Details

After more than three years of negotiations, the European Union last week struck a long-awaited agreement on its review of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive that mandates trading venues to make pre- and post- trade data available on a …

Activ Deploys Ticker Plant in ASX Co-Lo

Market data and ticker plant provider Activ Financial has established a point of presence in the Australian Securities Exchange’s (ASX) Australian Liquidity Center (ALC) co-location facility in Sydney, to provide local and international firms with…