Data Consumers Fear Price Hikes After Bloomberg Buys BarCap Index Biz

Compared to Barclays' licensing approach, users now expect higher fees and a new commercial model under Bloomberg.

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Barclays initially moved to sell the BRAIS unit last year to refocus on its core business, and was in the middle of courtships with Markit and McGraw-Hill Financial-owned S&P Dow Jones Indices, when the sale was derailed after it emerged that some of the underlying bond pricing data used to calculate the Barclays indexes was owned by third parties, including Bloomberg and Interactive Data. At the time, media sources reported that the vendors would not permit their data to be sold as part of the

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