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Growth in Reference Data Spend Continues to Slow

Following double-digit increases between 2006 and 2011, growth of spend on pricing, reference and valuation data slowed to under 8% in 2012 and 2013, according...

Inside Reference Data | News | Data Management | 10 Mar 2014


Burton-Taylor: Data Demand Falls in 2013; Spend Driven by Price Hikes

Global spend on market data and analysis increased by 1.1 percent last year from $25.5 billion in 2012 to $25.88 billion in 2013, but would have been fallen if not for vendor price increases of an average two percent, according to research from Burton-Taylor...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 27 Feb 2014


Burton-Taylor: Risk, Regulations Drive Data Spend

Annual spend on financial market risk-related data peaked at $2.52 billion in 2013, equating to roughly 10 percent the $25.77 billion spent each year on market data worldwide, and is growing by 5.74 percent year-on-year as a result of increased regulatory...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 07 Feb 2014


Opening Cross: From Hosting Fundraising Crowds to Hosting Data Clouds

Our New York readers—plus anyone else with an interest in politics—will be well aware of the mayoral race to replace Michael Bloomberg. But as we hang on the endless rounds of baby-kissing, fundraising, public debates and Weiner-wagging (if by some...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 09 Sep 2013


Burton-Taylor: Mixed EMEA Data Spend Growth as Bloomberg Closes Gap on Thomson Reuters

Total spend on market data in EMEA reached $9.84 billion (€7.48 billion) in 2012, approximately 38.6 percent of global spend, with the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Scandinavia accounting for two-thirds of demand, according to a new report on EMEA...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 09 Sep 2013


Burton-Taylor: Data Spend Ticks Up in ’13

Market data industry participants predict a slight growth in spend on market data and news this year, with most expecting to see risk management functions account for the highest increase, while risk analysis tools, real-time commodities data and valuations...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 21 Jun 2013


Bloomberg ‘Spying’ May Spur Contract Rewrites

Industry observers say the revelation that Bloomberg journalists were able to access information on Bloomberg Professional terminal users’ activity could result in clients demanding stricter service contracts that include specific privacy clauses to...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 17 May 2013


Data Channel: Thank You, Farewell, But Not Quite Goodbye

Change can be good, bad, exciting, costly, or all of the above and more at the same time, but ultimately, change is inevitable. And the time has come for me to make a change, as I say farewell to Inside Market Data. When I was a little girl, all I dreamed...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | People | 22 Apr 2013


Opening Cross: Whether You’re Microwaving or Tweeting, Keep Adding Value

Last week, the crucial connectivity route between market centers in New York and Chicago got a turbo boost with the announcements that CME Group and Nasdaq OMX will roll out a microwave network for wireless data transmission between the exchanges’ datacenters,...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 08 Apr 2013


Company News Market Flat, Vendors Eye Asia

Spend on corporate news announcement services grew only 0.59 percent in 2012, to $667.1 million, though stronger growth demand for disclosure services among companies based in Asia may present new opportunities for global providers, according to a new...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 08 Apr 2013

NOW OPEN -- Inside Market Data Awards 2014

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Call-for-entry and voting are now open for the 12th annual Inside Market Data Awards 2014, which take place in New York on May 21. For more details of the criteria across the call-for-entry and voting categories that recognize industry excellence within market data and reference data click here.


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