Interactive Data and QUICK Corp extend alliance to provide fixed income data for Japanese market

Tokyo - 4 July 2012

Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions, today announced an extension to its long-standing relationship with Japan’s QUICK Corp by providing fixed income data to QUICK Corp’s terminal services.

QUICK Corp is an established terminal provider in Japan and has built a strong reputation for providing market-leading data and terminal technology to securities companies, banks and institutional investors. Through this strategic alliance, Japanese customers will benefit from the high quality, accuracy and timeliness of Interactive Data’s extensive fixed income data and the transparency Interactive Data provides into its independent fixed income evaluated pricing via QUICK’s terminal services.

The data available include approximately 500,000 global sovereign and corporate bond terms and conditions data, pricing information, including Interactive Data’s award winning evaluated prices, and analytical data measures such as yield, spread, duration and convexity.

Gakuji Takahashi, Executive General Manager of QUICK Corp. said: “QUICK is very pleased to extend our alliance with Interactive Data, which will allow us to supply Interactive Data’s bond data to our customers and is another example of how we are working to meet our clients’ evolving needs and expectations. Interactive Data covers a broad range of fixed income data, such as pricing data, reference information, and 36 countries’ spot/par yield data. We believe this broad coverage will benefit QUICK users, providing them a robust tool to support their daily business and meet their requirements in a changing financial environment.”

Dan Videtto Managing Director, Asia Pacific at Interactive Data, commented: “Through our strategic alliance with QUICK Corp we can offer our broad fixed income content through the leading provider of terminals to the Japanese domestic market. When combined with QUICK Corp’s existing content, users will have access to a broad swath of Interactive Data’s global information sets to help them make informed investment and trading decisions within the context of the global marketplace.”

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