Inside Market Data - Vol 23 No 25

Court Ends Nymex-ICE Price Dispute

The US Supreme Court last week denied the New York Mercantile Exchange's appeal against the IntercontinentalExchange over ICE's unlicensed use of Nymex's settlement prices.

Blue Systems Adds Icap OTC Content

UK-based data and trading technology vendor Blue Systems is to roll out over-the-counter market data from interdealer broker Icap next month, to broaden the vendor's content coverage beyond its original focus on exchange-traded equities and currency…

Arbitragis Picks Quant House for Arb Algos

French proprietary trading firm Arbitragis has begun using low-latency market data from local vendor Quant House to power its algorithmic arbitrage trading strategies, officials say.

Xignite Expands On-Demand Data Content

Web services data vendor Xignite is increasing the breadth of content available on-demand via its online distribution platform, which developers can use to create Web mashups and applications on the fly without needing to write hard coding and interface…

HKEx Enlists BT for Remote Trading

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is in discussions with network provider BT Global Financial Services to provide market data distribution and possibly trade connectivity via the vendor's RadianzNet financial services network, in anticipation of…

ISE Streamlines Depth Messages

The International Securities Exchange has begun testing version 5.3 of its depth of market data feed, which will dramatically reduce the volume of information sent out in data messages, officials announced last Tuesday, March 18.

Know the Flows

Information on the flow of assets between asset classes, sectors and regions is increasingly being used as a tactical data input for investment strategies. But does it have the value to become a mainstream indicator of market movements?

Nasdaq: "Mutual Recognition" Threatens Data Products

Nasdaq OMX has voiced concerns that the concept of so-called "mutual recognition" currently being examined by US regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission could put US-based exchanges' data products at a competitive disadvantage against their…

Wall Street Source Launches Free News Portal

New York-based news aggregator and technology provider Wall Street Source will this week launch a new service via its Web site that consolidates news stories scraped from publicly-available sources on the Internet, in a bid to drive new business to the…

FISD to Compare 'Trading' Data Fees

The Business Issues Policy and Procedures Standards working group of data industry association FISD is seeking to clarify exchanges' fee policies for market data used by traders and their assistants engaged in trading on those exchanges.

Icap Reorganizes Info Services

Interdealer broker Icap has reshuffled its Information Services division, giving new responsibilities to some of the broker's senior data executives.

If Content Is Still King...

... then why do we keep hearing that it's "commoditized," or that it's "noise"? If it's so valuable, why are market forces and industry initiatives seemingly aiming to make so much of it freely available? And if content is the priority, how come we hear…

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