Interactive Data Further Expands Coverage of Global Real-time Market Data

London - 10 November 2009

Interactive Data Corporation (IDC), a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions, today announced that its Real-Time Services business has added new market data coverage to PlusFeedSM, its low-latency, consolidated global datafeed. In addition to Level 2 data for a variety of global exchanges, Interactive Data has also added a range of emerging markets exchanges to PlusFeed.

With a focus on increasing visibility of liquidity in the world’s emerging markets, Interactive Data has added coverage of the National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange (India), Level 1 and Level 2 data for Micex (Russia), as well as depth-of-market data for Johannesburg (South Africa) and Bombay (India) Stock Exchanges. Coverage of the Tokyo Financial Exchange (Japan) has also been added.

“Regional and alternative exchanges represent a growing element of our customers’ trading strategies and we aim to ensure that they can have access to the venues they need,” said Hilary London, general manager, EMEA, Interactive Data Real-Time Services. “By delivering such depth and breadth of coverage, PlusFeed can provide a wide range of data to trading applications at financial institutions worldwide.”

PlusFeed’s coverage of new alternative European markets also continues to grow with the addition of two multilateral trading facilities (MTFs), NASDAQ OMX and BATS Europe. PlusFeed continues to further increase its broad coverage of MTFs, as well as electronic communication networks (ECNs).

In addition, Interactive Data recently signed an agreement with XData, a market data solutions provider for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, to supply financial market data from exchanges in the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) via PlusFeed. The exchanges covered are: Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (United Arab Emirates), Bahrain Stock Exchange (Bahrain), Doha Securities Market (Qatar), Dubai Financial Market (United Arab Emirates), Muscat Securities Market (Oman), NASDAQ Dubai (United Arab Emirates) and Tadawul (Saudi Arabia).

Since PlusFeed’s launch in 2005, Interactive Data has continuously expanded and enhanced its real-time market data coverage. Today, PlusFeed delivers low-latency data on over six million securities from more than 450 sources around the world, including multi-asset class instrument coverage and extensive Level 2 data. The feed is used by financial institutions globally to power algorithmic and electronic trading applications.

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