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Xignite Adds FTSE Data to Index Platform

Web services data provider Xignite is making data from index provider FTSE available via its Xignite Global Indices platform, along with data from other index providers S&P Dow Jones Indexes and Nikkei, as well as indexes run by exchanges including Nasdaq...

Inside Market Data | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 22 Aug 2013


Rimes Expands Index and Equity Benchmark Data Coverage in BDS

Benchmark pricing, index and economic data provider Rimes Technologies has added a range of new data sets to its fully managed Benchmark Data Service (BDS), which provides a daily file of validated data to clients' applications, in response to demand...

Inside Market Data | News | Indexes & Ratings | 12 Aug 2013


FINRA Gives Nasdaq Indexes Nod for Overseas Options Pricing, Limits

Effective Thursday, June 27, FINRA-regulated trading firms will be able to calculate over-the-counter position limits on equity options on foreign listed securities using the Nasdaq Global Large Mid Cap Index for setting quote prices and position limits...

Inside Market Data | News | Indexes & Ratings | 25 Jun 2013


FTSE, TMX Ally for Bond Index Biz

UK-based index provider FTSE and Canadian exchange operator TMX Group are setting up a joint index venture, dubbed FTSE TMX Debt Capital Markets, which will combine PC-Bond -- the fixed income index business of TMX's Datalinx information services division...

Inside Market Data | News | Indexes & Ratings | 27 Feb 2013


Update: Nasdaq Merges Data, Index Divisions to Create $400M ‘Diversified’ Info Business

Nasdaq OMX’s decision to combine its Global Data Products and Global Index Group businesses into a single division will make it easier for the exchange to develop and distribute new products, while streamlining its operations and the way it approaches...

Inside Market Data | News | Exchange Data | 01 Feb 2013


2012 Review: Users Eye Internal Projects, Intelligence

Continued economic uncertainty and budget constraints led many firms to seek to leverage existing investments more and focus their efforts on new fees and policies from suppliers, such as CME Group’s 15 percent fee increase (IMD, Feb. 20), or FTSE’s...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 17 Dec 2012


Opening Cross: When a Little Horizontal Spread Is a Good Thing

Who cares about Istanbul Menkul Kiymetler Borsasi and NYSE Liffe teaming up to offer futures and options based on the IMKB 30 Index? Well, apparently you should—because IMKB, aka the Istanbul Stock Exchange, certainly cares about you, and about attracting...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 10 Dec 2012


FTSE, ASEA Ally for African Benchmark Indexes

Index provider FTSE has launched the FTSE ASEA Pan Africa Index Series, in partnership with the African Securities Exchanges Association, to provide a benchmark for equity portfolios of securities across 19 African countries, for investors seeking exposure...

Inside Market Data | News | Indexes & Ratings | 03 Dec 2012


Mark Makes Peace With LSE Data Role

Mark Makepeace, chief executive officer of FTSE, has been named group director of information services at the London Stock Exchange Group, overseeing both FTSE and LSEG's data businesses, as part of the exchange's plans to integrate FTSE more closely...

Inside Market Data | News | People | 17 Oct 2012


LSE Restructures as FTSE Chief Heads Information Services

The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has announced a reshuffle in its senior management, with FTSE CEO Mark Makepeace taking over from David Lester as group director of information services.

Sell-Side Technology | News | People | 17 Oct 2012

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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