The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry
The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry

A-Team Insight Briefs

ICAP Information expands data products offer with EURO IRO and Global Inflation datasets

ICAP Information, part of TP ICAP, has extended its data products offer with the release of datasets covering EURO Interest Rate Options (IRO) and Global Inflation. By making these datasets commercially available for the first time, TP ICAP aims to provide market participants with greater transparency in a traditionally opaque asset class.

The information in the datasets can be used for price discovery and accurate securities pricing in the front office, as well as risk management, valuation and independent price verification in middle and back office functions. The information also comes with historical data.

The company says the EURO IRO dataset provides an unprecedented level of coverage and granularity in the asset class, while the Global Inflation dataset is a broader offering, encompassing a wide variety of inflation data from across the world.

Ovie Koloko, global head of product management at TP ICAP, explains: “Since last year, the Data & Analytics and Global Broking divisions have been working closely together, the aim being to take advantage of the brokers’ market leading position, gather data from across the business, and make it available to the wider community. Filling existing gaps in quality or coverage, or where information has simply never been accessible before, has been our initial focus.”

Looking forward, the company hopes to create a virtuous circle based on disseminating information more widely, driving better analytics and services in its broking division, and gaining better data. Koloko says the EURO IRO and Global Inflation datasets are just a start and customers can expect more innovative data packages over the coming year.

Related content

WEBINAR

Recorded Webinar: Market data management, licensing and administration in the post-Covid environment

Market data administration has always been a challenge. For many firms, keeping tabs on permissioning and entitlements, compliance with licensing agreements, and reconciling all that with increasingly complex invoices requires a significant dedicated resource with a clear understanding of the issues involved. As if that weren’t enough, things got more challenging for these teams in...

BLOG

EOSE Appoints Dan Marcus as Strategic Advisor for Next Stage Development

EOSE, a provider of market data solutions, has appointed Dan Marcus as strategic advisor to help support the company’s next stage of development. He joins EOSE’s advisory board that includes KPMG’s asset management advisory team. EOSE was founded in 2018 by Suzanne Lock to help financial institutions commercialise their market data. Clients already on board...

EVENT

RegTech Summit London

Now in its 6th year, the RegTech Summit in London explores how the European financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.

GUIDE

Trading Regulations Handbook 2021

In these unprecedented times, a carefully crafted trading infrastructure is crucial for capital markets participants. Yet, the impact of trading regulations on infrastructure can be difficult to manage. The Trading Regulations Handbook 2021 can help. It provides all the essentials you need to know about regulations impacting trading operations, data and technology. A-Team Group’s Trading...