Some firms are seeing benefits in having core platform suppliers manage their data requests, rather than maintaining direct relationships with data vendors.
Reluctance by firms to take risks on unknown entities means being acquired is the most viable route for startups to enter the information space and be a "game changer."
The acquisition will significantly increase the share of CBOE's revenues that do not depend directly on transactions.
Exchange market data and index revenue growth tops 9 percent with Intercontinental Exchange edging CME Group as the largest industry player.
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 regulation. Inside Market Data looks at what impact Brexit may have on market data vendors.
Expectations for growth are down this year on last due to poor economic performance in the US and China
The study shows that consolidated feed usage continues to grow to serve business expansion and regulatory needs, and is more widely used than much-hyped ultra-low-latency feeds.
Industry growth of 1.14 percent would have been greater, if not for the impact of currency.
The merged entity would include a combined index business bigger than S&P-DJI or MSCI, analysts say.
Data and connectivity providers predict which regions will drive demand for market data over the coming year.
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 giant...
If ICE is most interested in IDC's evaluated pricing business, what happens to the rest of the data vendor?
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...
Survey reveals most positive sentiment about industry growth since 2011.
Disclosure of market-moving information, and the industry that surrounds it, is changing rapidly.
Keep your friends close, and your partners closer.
New report ranks top data vendors' market share by revenue.
Data vendors and exchanges sought to broaden their reach and diversify their offerings through new content and partnerships in 2014, while retiring legacy products and setting new market data policies.
Today’s data industry certainly isn’t that of 25 years ago, or even a dozen years ago when I started writing about it. A key difference is the change in pace of modern markets, shifting to low-latency trading where location—i.e. proximity of trading...
Higher revenues reflect increased focus on data services and indexes among exchanges, according to the Burton-Taylor report.
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,...
Research by Burton-Taylor International Consulting forecasts spend on reference data will increase more than most data product types in 2014/15, but highlights overall pessimism about the future
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 contribute...
Burton-Taylor International Consulting is asking industry participants to take part in its annual survey of demand for financial data, which has previously highlighted growing requirements for pricing and reference data