Inside Market Data - Vol 22 No 28

FSA Drafts MiFID Reporting Specs

UK regulator the Financial Services Authority has issued technical specifications for transaction reports by which it will collect trading data as part of the requirements of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive.

The Data Challenges of Valuing Complex Securities

How to value growing numbers of increasingly complex fixed-income securities came under discussion at a panel discussion hosted recently by Standard & Poor's. Panelists debated the data inputs required as well as which models to employ to generate the…

BNP Taps ValueLink for OTC Derivatives

The securities services division of BNP Paribas has extended a deal with UK-based data and services provider ValueLink to include consolidation of over-the-counter derivatives data and the production of reconciliation reports.

FISD to Weigh on Data Standards

US industry association the FISD has begun the process of setting up a standards steering committee to give FISD members a greater voice on the development of industry standard organizations and provide structured feedback to members.

Quant House Partners with TT

French low-latency data and trading technology vendor Quant House has integrated its QuantFactory trading strategy development framework with technology for market data and exchange gateway access from Chicago-based derivatives software vendor Trading…

Telekurs Grows iD in Germany

Telekurs Financial's browser-based iD market data screens for off-trading floor users has gained further traction among German savings and federal state banks, with a spate of recent deals for the product, say Telekurs officials.

Interactive Buys Xcitek Data Arm

Interactive Data last week announced that it will buy the market data business of corporate actions data vendor Xcitek for $25.3 million and combine it with Interactive's Pricing and Reference Data division.

Kiodex Adds Data, Tools to ASP

Kiodex, SunGard's commodities trading and risk management division, will this week roll out a new version of its ASP-based Risk Workbench, which includes the addition of data on cleared instruments as well as a market data audit function.

Tabb: Brace for Spend, Volume Records

Expenditure on technology to keep pace with low-latency trading is likely to be outpaced by market forces, despite a record spend of $1.3 billion per year expected by 2010 on technology to support advanced trading techniques, compared to $789 million…

Reference Data Hits the Headlines

Since the launch of Inside Reference Data in April last year, I've had little opportunity to keep in touch with my old friends at corporate actions data and software vendor Xcitek and data management provider Asset Control. But both firms graced the…

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