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Nasdaq Launches Cloud Data Service

Nasdaq has finally launched its new long-awaited Cloud Data Service (NCDS), offering access to real-time exchange data, index, and fund data through cloud-based technology from Amazon Web Services (AWS). The solution makes Nasdaq data available through a suite of scalable, cloud-based Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), which utilise open-source delivery standards and a software development kit (SDK)…

Diginex Partners with Itiviti on NYFIX Connectivity

Itiviti has partnered with Diginex, a digital asset financial services and advisory company, to provide its global NYFIX connectivity platform to Diginex clients: enabling them to access to a FIX-based order routing network that connects 1,600+ buy-side, sell-side and trading venues across all asset classes. According to the announcement, the partnership was driven by demand…

New FX Spot Benchmark Launched by Raidne to Fix Past Challenges

Outsourced trading services specialist Raidne has teamed up with New Change FX to launch a new foreign exchange fixing benchmark aimed at providing an alternative to the WM/Reuters (WMR) benchmark, which has been at the centre of ongoing manipulation allegations. The new Siren benchmark has been designed to reduce the risk of abuse that has…

Can EQT Partners Repeat $3 Billion BvD Flip with Rimes Investment?

Swedish private equity firm EQT Partners has emerged as the mystery suitor behind talk that managed data management specialist Rimes Technologies was up for sale. EQT is best known in the data management space as the investor that in 2014 acquired entity data specialist Bureau van Dijk (BvD) and flipped it three years later to…

Rimes Technologies: Will They or Won’t They Sell?

Rimes Technologies won’t comment on a media report that it’s for sale. But a recent news item – published, surprisingly, by Dow Jones’ Barron’s investor newspaper – has sparked speculation on possible acquirers of this benchmark and reference data services provider. Industry executives contacted by Data Management Insight suggest that Rimes could garner interest from…

FCA Authorises Bloomberg Index Services as a Regulated Benchmark Administrator

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has authorised Bloomberg Index Services Limited (BISL) as a regulated UK benchmark administrator under the European Union Benchmark Regulation. BISL has conducted index administration since 2014, including serving as the administrator of the Bloomberg Barclays fixed income indices. In addition, it administers the Bloomberg Commodity Index, the UBS Bloomberg…

IHS Markit Expands Global Dividend Forecasting Service

IHS Markit has doubled the number of companies covered by its Dividend Forecasting service. The expanded global service covers 28,000 stocks in more than 90 markets, providing up to five years of dividend forecast data for each stock covered and offering index providers, derivatives desks, asset managers and hedge funds with one of the broadest…

Horizon and ULTUMUS Extend Partnership with Dividend Forecast Data

Horizon Software, a provider of electronic trading solutions and algorithmic technology, and ULTUMUS, a provider of data services for index and ETF products, have extended their partnership to enable the pricing, sourcing and trading of ETFs with a comprehensive dividend dataset integrated within the Horizon trading platform. Aggregating and distributing additional ETF dividend forecasts data…

Fenics Market Data Releases US Treasuries Data Services

Fenics Market Data (Fenics MD), a division of global brokerage BGC, is building out its portfolio with the addition of a US dollar data service, FENICSMD 20/20, a premium service that combines the precision pricing of Fenics USTreasuries (Fenics UST), an electronic US Government securities trading venue owned by BGC, with real-time interest rate swaps…