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S&P Capital IQ Extends Real Time Solutions to Hong Kong

S&P Capital IQ Real-Time Solutions is extending its QuantFEED and QuantLINK solutions through Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing’s (HKEx) Orion programme. The new service provides participants with faster access to both trading platform and market data services.  Source:  Theasset.com Chief Executive Officer Alex Matturri stated in a recent interview that S&P Dow Jones Indices is seeking cooperation with Asian and Latin American ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters in Strategic Partnership with b-next

Thomson Reuters announced a strategic partnership with b-next, a provider of capital markets compliance solutions, to enable compliance managers at both buy side and sell side institutions to meet the ever increasing challenge of monitoring their firm’s trading activity. Through the partnership, Thomson Reuters Accelus Market Surveillance integrates b-next’s systematic surveillance capability with Thomson Reuters market data, news analytics and ... Read More »

S&P Capital IQ introduces QuantFeed and QuantLink for Singapore Exchange

S&P Capital IQ Real-Time Solutions, the global provider of innovative market data services, trading and infrastructure solutions, has continued the expansion of its Asia-Pacific offering:   Availability of its cornerstone QuantFEED and QuantLINK solutions to Singapore Exchange (SGX). S&P Capital IQ Real-Time Solutions is developing the breadth of its services in response to continued client demand for enhanced access to Asia-Pacific ... Read More »

EDGAR Online Modernizes Financial Data Access with APIs

Financial data intelligence company EDGAR Online is overhauling its services to enable developers to access financial data via APIs. While already offering some API products, financial data services need a fundamental reinvention to enable a new wave of innovation, EDGAR Online President Dave Frankel told ProgrammableWeb. “Anybody who is looking at public companies and financial disclosures in the United States knows EDGAR Online, ... Read More »

Worldbox Launches Bank Database

BIIA member Worldbox Business Intelligence has released an extensive subscription database profiling Switzerland and Liechtenstein’s financial institutions, including public and private banks.   Edward Sornio, the company’s General Manager, says the database is an invaluable resource for anyone working in finance and capital.  “Swiss banks and their internal workings have long been shrouded by secrecy, but our resource offers all available information ... Read More »

Public Sector Information: Why Companies Should Care About XBRL Data

In 2009, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) mandated that all public companies disclose their financial statements using eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL), a standardized method for reporting financial and business data that allows for easier analysis and improved company comparisons. Beyond the compliance mandate, however, enterprises have been missing a huge opportunity to leveragethis rich data in areas of ... Read More »

Interactive Data Launches Primeterminal Mobile for IOS and Android Devices

Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and customised web solutions for financial institutions, has launched a smartphone application for PrimeTerminal, its customisable real-time financial desktop solution, available for Apple iOS and Android devices. PrimeTerminal Mobile seamlessly synchs with the desktop, designed to ensure that exchange fees apply only once by permitting access via one device ... Read More »

BOL (Business Online Thailand Q3 2013 Profits Up – Revenue down 6.1%

Bangkok-based business information provider, Business Online (BOL), announced its financial results for the quarter ended 30th September 2013.  Revenues for the quarter were US$2.8 million, a decrease of 6.1% from the same quarter last year. Net income in the quarter was up 20%, amounting to US$568,000. More than half of BOL’s revenues were generated from its online information service amounting ... Read More »

ICAP and Interactive Data Corporation Announce New Collaboration for OTC Data Distribution

ICAP plc and Interactive Data Corporation announced a new collaboration between the two firms.  ICAP Information Services offers benchmark market data products and services to thousands of customers throughout the world. The alliance with Interactive Data allows expands ICAP’s reach further and offer its products to a whole new set of financial professionals.  The agreement also provides Interactive Data clients ... Read More »

Veda Partners with ITM

Veda announced a strategic alliance with ITM … The Data Specialist (ITM), the company responsible for setting the standard of data audits within the superannuation industry. The new alliance provides Veda’s superannuation customers with streamlined access to ITM’s data audit capabilities, and the specialized data interrogation tool DataSapient. In turn, ITM customers will benefit by not only being able to identify data ... Read More »

Interactive Data Q3 2013 Revenues Up 2.9%

Revenue for the quarter ending September 30th 2013 stood at $224.3 million. In the same period of 2012 it was $218.1 million, an increase of 2.9%.  The company’s third-quarter income from operations was $41.2 million, compared with income from operations of $36.7 million in the same period a year ago. Stephen Daffron, president and chief executive officer at Interactive Data, ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters to Slash 3,000 Jobs in Finance and Risk

Thomson Reuters said it would slash 3,000 jobs in its finance operations, after reporting a drop in profits.  The cuts, mentioned in documents accompanying its third quarterly result, are in addition to the 1,000 job cuts the company announced earlier this year. The company said it would incur a $350m (£218m, €254m) charge to speed up a cost-saving plan, which ... Read More »

McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. Q3 Revenues up 7%

McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (NYSE: MHFI) today reported third quarter 2013 results with revenue of $1.19 billion, an increase of 7% compared to the same period last year and 8% excluding the impact of the sale of Aviation Week.  Net income and diluted earnings per share from continuing operations were $235 million and $0.84, respectively. “The strength of our portfolio ... Read More »

China Finance Online Q2 Loses More Money

China Finance Online Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: JRJC) revealed net operating revenue of USD 7.6 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013, in contrast to USD 8.1 million a year ago and USD 5.5 million a quarter earlier. Net loss reached USD 4.5 million. The figure was USD 2.6 million a year earlier and USD 4.3 million a quarter ... Read More »