Barclays GlobaI Investors Globalizes And Rationalizes Its Market Data


SAN FRANCISCO--Barclays Global Investors is in the middle of an 18-month-long project to globalize and rationalize its market data, Margret Sibschman, global head of market data, tells Inside Market Data. "At the end of the year, we will be able to say we’re operating as a global firm and leveraging what that gives us," Sibschman says.

The first step was to figure out what the firm spends where and then eliminate the redundancies. "We were looking for obvious overlaps--for instance separate o

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