Interactive Data Expands Global Real-time Market Data by Adding Wide Range of Exchanges

21 April 2009

Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC), a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions, today announced that its Real-Time Services business has expanded its market coverage for its low latency real-time market data services. Interactive Data can now provide its customers with a broad range of data from emerging markets, including Eastern European and Asian futures markets as well as Middle Eastern and Asia-Pacific exchanges, among other venues.

Since 2008, Interactive Data has expanded its real-time data coverage by more than 25 emerging markets exchanges worldwide, which include Electronic Communication Networks (ECNs) and multi-lateral trading facilities (MTFs). Interactive Data delivers this real-time market data through PlusFeedSM, its consolidated, low latency digital datafeed that is designed to power algorithmic, electronic trading and other applications. Today, PlusFeed delivers low latency data on over 6 million securities from more than 450 and exchanges around the world. The service includes multi-asset class instrument coverage and extensive Level 2 data.

Examples of new exchanges in Eastern Europe that have been added to PlusFeed include the Belgrade (Serbia), Zagreb (Croatia) and Ljubljana (Slovenia) Stock Exchanges. Exchanges added in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions include the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange, Dalian Commodity Exchange (China), Multi Commodity Exchange (India), and the Hanoi Securities Trading Center (Vietnam).

“As we continue to experience increased demand for real-time data from emerging markets throughout Eastern Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific regions, we have responded by adding content from a wide variety of local exchanges and sources to meet the needs of our customers,” said Jay Kilberg, managing director, Interactive Data Real-Time Services. “The extensive set of content we offer through PlusFeed, combined with our low latency delivery capabilities, can help to power trading applications for a wide range of financial institutions worldwide.”

PlusFeed is supported by Interactive Data’s real-time technology infrastructure, including its state-of-the-art ticker plants. PlusFeed is distributed via Interactive Data’s high-speed Titan Data Network-Multicast, which is designed to handle up to three million messages per second to help improve latency.

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