NEW YORK, October 24, 2001 - Reuters, the global information,news and technology group,announced today the availability of US Treasury data from Cantor Fitzgerald L.P, the leading provider of actively traded benchmark US Treasury price information.
The data, which includes live, real-time prices for US Treasury benchmark and off-the-run issues, is available beginning today as an optional service for reuters subscribers around the world, initially as a free 30-day trial.
Devin Wenig, President of Reuters Investment Banking & Brokerage Services, said:"For many years,US Treasury prices from the leading interdealer broker, Cantor Fitzgerald, were exclusively available over Telerate.With the addition of this premium source of benchmark data, Reuters now provides a compelling range of fixed income content delivered over superior open-systems platforms."
Lee Amaitis, President and CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald International,said:"For more than 30 years, Cantor Fitzgerald, from its position as the leading broker in US Treasuries, has provided real-time data for market professionals.We are pleased to extend distribution of this benchmark information to Reuters'broad subscriber base so traders have reliable,accurate real-time prices."
Cantor Fitzgerald pioneered the distribution of live market data in 1972,when the firm first put real-time prices on screen.