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 Deutsche Börse Group, headquartered in Germany, is one of the world’s leading exchange organisations with more than 5,000 employees. The group provides investors, financial institutions and corporations with access to global markets. It operates the international derivatives exchange Eurex as well as the leading European electronic securities trading platform Xetra.  

The Market Data + Services business area provides decision makers around the globe with high quality data, indices and regulatory reporting services. The extensive product and service portfolio comprises real-time, ultra-low latency and historical trading data from the group’s own trading venues as well as from cooperation partners, real-time analytics, the renowned DAX and STOXX indices, as well as regulatory reporting services. For more information, please visit www.mds.deutsche-boerse.com

Deutsche Boerse AG

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Thomson Reuters connects and powers the global financial community through our open and trusted news, data, analytics and insight, tools and applications, trading capabilities, and infrastructure and services – enabling discovery, liquidity and compliance.

We help our customers uncover critical insights and market opportunities and connect to the largest network of financial professionals – enabling better decisions and more confident actions.  We create efficiencies that drive profits with scalable infrastructure and services that enable faster and smarter performance.

Our trading applications and venues provide access to liquidity that connects customers, markets and helps them to not only comply but to thrive, for more information visit the following sites to learn more: www.financial.tr.com www.risk.tr.com , www.mifidii.com

 
 

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 Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Terminal. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength: leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. For more information, visit or request a demo.

 Bloomberg

CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, handling 3 billion contracts worth approximately $1 quadrillion annually (on average). The company provides a marketplace for buyers and sellers, bringing together individuals, companies and institutions that need to manage risk or that want to profit by accepting risk.

Our exchanges - CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX - offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate. As part of our commitment to providing innovative risk-management solutions to the marketplace, CME Group also offers a growing slate of cleared OTC products and services.

Through our CME Globex electronic trading platform, users worldwide are able to access the broadest array of the most liquid financial derivatives markets available anywhere. Additionally, CME Group operates CME Clearing, one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers. By serving as the counterparty to every trade that happens in our markets, we protect the integrity of our markets, virtually eliminating third-party credit risk.

 

CME Group

 

 

FENICS® Market Data is a leading provider of real-time, tradable, indicative, end-of-day, and historical OTC market data. Our data is sourced directly from the voice and electronic trading systems, and pricing analytics of the global brokerage operations of BGC, GFI, Amerex, RP Martin, MINT, FREEDOM, Remate, BGC Liquidez, Sunrise Brokers, Perimeter and CCT BGC, providing a comprehensive solution for independent and verifiable OTC pricing.
  
FENICS® is a subsidiary of BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP), a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets. FENICS® PRO is licensed for use at over 350 client sites worldwide. FENICS® operates from offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo.

For more information contact datasales@FENICS.com or visit www.FENICS.com/market-data.

 
 

             

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ACTIV Financial Systems is a global provider of real-time, multi-asset financial market data and solutions. ACTIV offers neutral, managed services for buy and sell-side firms and technology providers seeking a complete market data solution that encompasses both global content management and data delivery across the enterprise. With coverage spanning more than 150 equity and derivatives exchanges around the world, ACTIV is the only truly end-to-end, independent market data utility in the industry. Founded in 2002 by market data specialists, the firm is privately owned and has offices in Chicago, New York, Tokyo, Singapore and London.    ACTIV Financial

 

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (“Cboe Global Markets” or “Cboe”) is one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, offering cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to investors around the world. The company is committed to relentless innovation, connecting global markets with world-class technology, and providing seamless solutions that enhance the customer experience.

Cboe offers trading across a diverse range of products in multiple asset classes and geographies, including options, futures, U.S. and European equities, exchange-traded products (ETPs), global foreign exchange (FX) and multi-asset volatility products based on the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX Index), the world’s barometer for equity market volatility.

Cboe’s trading venues include the largest options exchange in the U.S. and the largest stock exchange by value traded in Europe. In addition, the company is the second-largest stock exchange operator in the U.S. and a leading market globally for ETP trading.

The company is headquartered in Chicago with offices in Kansas City, New York, London, San Francisco, Singapore, Hong Kong and Ecuador. For more information, visit http://www.cboe.com/aboutcboe.

 Cboe Global Markets

 

The financial services industry relies on CUSIP Global Services unrivaled experience in uniquely identifying instruments and entities to support efficient global capital markets. Its extensive focus on standardization over the past 45 years has helped CGS earn its reputation as a trusted originator of quality identifiers and descriptive data, ensuring that essential front- and back-office functions run smoothly. Relied upon worldwide as the industry standard provider of reliable, timely reference data, CGS is also a founding member and co-operates the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) Service Bureau, a global security and entity identifier database for over 34 million public and privately traded instruments, contributed by 92 national numbering agencies and 27 partner agencies representing 255 different countries. CGS is managed on behalf of the American Bankers Association (ABA) by S&P Global Market Intelligence, with a Board of Trustees that represents the voices of leading financial institutions. For more information, visit www.cusip.com 

CUSIP Global Services

 


 

FactSet (NYSE:FDS | NASDAQ:FDS) delivers superior analytics, service, content, and technology to help more than 85,000 users see and seize opportunity sooner. We are committed to giving investment professionals the edge to outperform, with fresh perspectives, informed insights, and the industry-leading support of our dedicated specialists. We're proud to have been recognized with multiple awards for our analytical and data-driven solutions and repeatedly ranked as one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom and France.  Subscribe to our thought leadership blog to get fresh insight delivered daily at insight.factset.com. Learn more at www.factset.com and follow on Twitter: www.twitter.com/factset.

Factset

 


At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.  S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence.    S&P Capital IQ


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The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU) is a managed service that delivers complete, accurate and timely reference data for use in critical regulatory reporting, trade processing and risk management operations, dramatically simplifying and reducing unnecessary costs for financial institutions.

The RDU acts as a processing agent for its participants selected data sources; sourcing, validating and cross-referencing data using market best practices so that these processes do not need to be duplicated in every financial institution. An experienced global team, who operate under the compliance frameworks of their customers, deliver data that is fit-for-purpose, consistent and in a format that is specific to the financial institutions’ needs. www.smartstreamrdu.com 
SmartStream RDU 

 

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S&P Dow Jones Indices,  a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI),  is the largest global resource for essential index-based concepts, data and research, and home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average®. More assets are invested in products based on our indices than based on any other provider in the world. With over 1,000,000 indices and more than 120 years of experience constructing innovative and transparent solutions, S&P Dow Jones Indices defines the way investors measure and trade the markets. For more information, visit www.spdji.com  S&P Dow Jones Indices 

 

TickSmith specializes in financial Big Data applications that do away with capacity issues. Described as a "financial data lake platform for Capital Markets", TickSmith's flagship platform, TickVault, is used for data centralization and distribution, market surveillance, strategy discovery, and analytics.

TickVault is a comprehensive platform used by exchanges and data vendors, trading, risk groups and regulators to accumulate, transform, analyse and disseminate Terabytes and Petabytes of financial data from quote feeds, trading systems, event feeds and more. With its specialized tools and modules, TickVault provides easy access to data, analytics, time-series, workflow, reports, entitlements and web store via point and interfaces and APIs.

 
TickSmith 

 

 


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