Rough Guide to Market Data Sourcing


A few hints for those about to embark on the great adventure: negotiating a market data services contract. By Rafah Hanna, managing director and founder of DataContent Limited.

A good friend of mine once gave me some sound advice: "know more than your bookie." Sounds obvious, but many folks still go into negotiations at a disadvantage because they don’t fully understand their requirements, options or negotiation tactics.

What do you need to look out for? Below is the DataContent "Rough Guide" to

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