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Slater, Unicorn Reject FTSE Licensing Fee

UK-based boutique fund management firms Slater Investments and Unicorn Asset Management have removed index provider FTSE's index data and branding from their client literature after FTSE requested that the firms begin paying an annual license fee in order...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 10 Sep 2012

SZSE, FTSE Ally for New Indexes

Shenzhen Securities Information (SZSE Securities Information), the market data arm of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, has signed a memorandum of understanding with index provider FTSE to research, develop and promote new indexes for the capital markets in...

Inside Market Data | News | Indexes & Ratings | 04 Sep 2012


Stoxx Adds Senior Execs

Index provider Stoxx has hired Anthony Da Costa as chief operating officer and Mark Rodino as global head of sales. Da Costa -- who was previously director of service delivery at rival index provider FTSE, having also served as chief technology at Fortis...

Inside Market Data | News | People | 27 Aug 2012


Opening Cross: From Latency to Leaders, Behold Market Data’s Rich Tapestry

This week’s Inside Market Data reads like a laundry list of issues affecting the market data industry, from low latency to broadening datasets and access to content (whether by acquisition or distribution alliances), from data management platforms to...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 04 Jun 2012


UPDATE: FTSE’s LCE Risk Buy to Yield New ESG Tools, Data

Acquisition of ESG startup will enable FTSE to add more value to existing ESG offerings, and explore new tools and datasets

Inside Market Data | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 01 Jun 2012


FTSE Hires Tech Vets for ESG Services

Index company sets up new unit to build client services for assessing impact of ESG issues.

Inside Market Data | News | People | 30 May 2012

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Asean Link Adds FTSE Analytics, Set to Begin Trading in June

Group of Southeastern Asian exchanges affirms schedule, with SGX and Bursa Malaysia to be connected in June.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Exchange Technologies | 27 Apr 2012


Opening Cross: The Dow Isn’t the Only Index on the Rise

With algorithmic trading expanding among an increasingly sophisticated buy side, and growing popularity of investment products like exchange-traded funds to provide exposure to diverse  asset classes and geographies, one might be forgiven for thinking...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Indexes & Ratings | 19 Mar 2012


Thompson Returns to DST in Asia

DST Global Solutions has appointed Fran Thompson head of client relationships and new business for Asia, responsible for key client account management and running the vendor’s local sales and relationship management team, reporting to Asia-Pacific managing...

Inside Market Data | News | People | 27 Feb 2012


FTSE, LSE Mull Index Tech Integration

Index provider FTSE International is considering leveraging technology from the London Stock Exchange to optimize the real-time calculation process for its indexes and power faster data distribution, after the exchange group—which already owned 50 percent...

Inside Market Data | News | Indexes & Ratings | 19 Dec 2011

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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