Inside Market Data - Vol 29 No 36

Noble Swaps BlueMatrix for Citi

Sara Noble has joined Citigroup as vice president of research distribution, responsible for managing the bank's global research distribution channel partnerships and improving buy-side clients' experience via those channels.

S&P Cap IQ Eyes LatAm, ASEAN Third-Party Research Expansion

S&P Capital IQ is increasing its coverage of research and estimates data on companies in Latin America and Asia Pacific, as part of an ongoing project to build out the vendor's global network of third-party investment research providers and consumers.

Options Expands Belfast Office, Eyes International Growth

Infrastructure-as-a-service provider Options is expanding its office in Belfast, Northern Ireland, with plans to grow its local staff from about a dozen at present to around 30 by next year, in a move mainly designed to boost its Velocity market…

BvD Grows Global Coverage, Adds Historical Fundamentals

Company information vendor Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing (BvD) has broadened the global coverage of its core database of company fundamental data, and is also making historical data on company performance available to users for the first time, as…

LSE Lays Out Russell Acquisition Proposal

The London Stock Exchange has agreed to buy US-based index provider and asset manager Russell Investments from the Northwestern Mutual Insurance Company for $2.7 billion, in a move to diversify its revenue streams and expand into the US market.

Solarflare Bows Data-Ordering Timestamps, Preps Security Adds

Hardware acceleration and data network technology vendor Solarflare has rolled out a timestamping API as part of its technology stack that ensures data is processed in the correct order, and is planning additions to its range of security tools designed…

1010Data Incorporates TransUnion Credit Data

Big Data analytics and database provider 1010Data has added monthly loan-level credit data from credit bureau TransUnion, mapped to pools of mortgage-backed securities and risk-share securities issued by the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp.'s (Freddie…

JSE Begins FISD Certification Rollout to Data Staff

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange had its first market data staff take industry association FISD's Financial Information Associate (FIA) professional certification this month, and plans to make the program a prerequisite for its senior and client-facing…

Markit Eyes Federated Chat Integration Capabilities

Markit is building out the integration services component of its Collaboration Services initiative, an open messaging network for financial professionals to communicate and share information across any messaging platform.

UPDATE: LSE Eyes FTSE-Russell Index Data Combo

The London Stock Exchange plans to consolidate the index calculation and data distribution platforms of its FTSE index subsidiary with those of US-based index provider Russell Indexes—and may migrate the index platforms to proprietary LSE technologies,…

VWD Adds Tullett US Bonds Data to Terminal

Frankfurt-based market data vendor VWD has added data on US Treasury bonds from Tullett Prebon Information, the data arm of interdealer broker Tullett Prebon, to its VWD Market Manager real-time data desktop application, in response to increasing demand…

Quincy Adds ICE Futures, eSpeed Treasuries to QED Microwave Data

Low-latency market data provider Quincy Data has added equity and energy futures data from the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) and US Treasury bond data from Nasdaq’s eSpeed electronic bond trading platform to its Quincy Extreme Data microwave service, to…