Burton-Taylor International Consulting

Post-Brexit, Market Data Vendors Predict Uncertain Future

Britain's decision to leave the EU is expected to have little effect on the implementation and application of MiFID 2 on the UK markets. However, it may distract the industry from the fundamental problems that still exist within the text of the…

Buy Side Still Taking Wait-and-See Approach to Symphony

Palo Alto, Calif.-based startup messaging provider Symphony Communication Services has attracted investment from a "Who's Who" of 19 financial institutions plus more than $100 million raised in a recent round of funding from investors including tech…

Opening Cross: Investors Optimistic Over the Value of Information

Approaching year-end, it’s not unusual to see a flurry of mergers and acquisition activity as firms hustle to clear their books and close deals that often come with New Year expiry dates. And while M&A activity takes place year round, it’s uncommon to…

Burton Taylor Forecasts Data Demand Drop in 2015

Growth in demand for market data and analysis is expected to contract─though not decrease─next year, despite a hitherto positive trend that saw global spend on market data and analysis rise 1.1 percent over 2012 to $25.88 billion at the end of 2013,…

Burton-Taylor Seeks to Grow Survey Sample for Industry Report

Data consultancy and industry research firm Burton-Taylor International Consulting has opened the survey period for its annual report, which details industry spending growth on data services by region and job function, and is urging more firms to…