FISD Announces the 2017 Outstanding Data Provider Award Winner

For Immediate Release:
SIIA Communications Contact: Emily Ruf,
eruf@siia.net, (410) 221-6469

FISD Announces the 2017 Outstanding Data Provider Award Winner
ASX Recognized as Top Data Provider at Industry Event

WASHINGTON, DC (December 11, 2017)—FISD, the Financial Information Services Association of SIIA, presented the 2017 Outstanding Data Provider Award to ASX. The award was presented at the FISD Issue Brief in London on November 30.

This award was created by the FISD Service Level and Communications (SL&C) Working Group to recognize the exchange or data provider that most clearly adheres to the Working Group’s Best Practice Recommendations. These recommendations are guidelines for communication and notification sent by exchanges and information providers to their customers and downstream distribution partners for events such as system upgrades, administrative and policy changes, new product introductions, and unplanned interruptions.

Other finalists for this year’s award were:

“We’re honored to be named Outstanding Data Provider in 2017 and are grateful to the members of FISD,” said David Raper, executive general manager, Trading Services for ASX. “This recognition is a result of ASX’s focus to provide our clients and partners with a high level of customer service.”

Tom Davin, managing director of FISD said, “ASX is strongly deserving of this recognition. Our Working Group members have complimented ASX’s focus on customer service and they were particularly impressed with the communication and service ASX provided during their ASX 24 Trading platform migration.”

About FISD
FISD (the Financial Information Services Association of SIIA) provides a neutral business forum for exchanges, market data vendors, specialist data providers, brokerage firms, investment managers and banks to address and resolve business and technical issues related to the distribution, management, administration and use of market data. Members use this forum to exchange ideas, build business relationships and improve the business climate associated with the worldwide flow of financial information. SIIA is an umbrella association representing 800+ technology, data and media companies globally. For more information, visit
fisd.net.

About ASX Group
ASX operates at the heart of Australia’s financial markets. Our integrated listings, trading, clearing and settlement businesses provide customers with efficient access to and exchange of capital, management of risk, and provision of data and other solutions. ASX operates across multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income, commodities and energy.

ASX is the global leader in A$ and NZ$ financial markets, one of the top 10 securities exchanges in the world and the largest interest rate derivatives market in Asia. We have trading and information hubs in many of the world’s major financial centres, attract company listings from all around the globe and are based in Australia, which has one of the five largest investable assets pools in the world.

ASX operates and invests in the infrastructure that promotes the stability and development of Australia's financial markets. We advocate for regulations that support investors and issuers, promote market integrity and strengthen Australia’s global competitiveness.

Our vision is to be the world’s most respected financial marketplace. More information about ASX can be found at www.asx.com.au.

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