EDI Switches to API, Expands Datasets

Exchange Data International is branching out from reference data and changing its delivery method.

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Financial data provider Exchange Data International (EDI) is migrating its feed delivery from file transfer protocol (FTP) to an application programming interface (API) and expanding its securities data to include 2.5 million global fixed income securities.

Jonathan Bloch, EDI

Jonathan Bloch, CEO of EDI, says the switchover, which will happen in January 2019, was prompted by client demand, particularly from portfolio managers who prefer peer-client and API to FTP feeds.

“It’s a very big project

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