This Week: Refinitiv; State Street/BlackRock; SteelEye; SimCorp; FEX Global/TT

A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.


Refinitiv suffers outage in Eikon platform

Refinitiv was hit by a five-hour-long outage on Thursday morning, April 8, which knocked out its Eikon platform for market prices at approximately around 7.30 GMT. The service was fully restored by 13.00 GMT, Refinitiv said in an email sent to customers. 

“The services were stabilized for customers connecting to the APAC and EMEA data centers as of 13.00 GMT,” said the email. “Authenticating servers in the AMER [Americas] region had been stable since

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Deutsche Börse democratizes data with Marketplace offering

Deutsche Börse Group is set to unveil its Marketplace, a one-stop data shop designed to simplify and streamline data acquisition and consumption for its clients, while also surfacing data from across the firm to its own users. Jan Stiebing and Sven…

The IMD Wrap: The growing data catalogue space

With their potential to manage costs and surface strategic datasets, it’s no wonder Max gets excited about data catalogs. This week, he takes a look at a new startup entering the space.

The IMD Wrap: Taking stock of inventory management

With market data and associated costs typically representing a firm’s third-largest expense, there’s a lot of incentive to manage data and its usage more efficiently. Max flings open his fridge to illustrate what’s new in this space.

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