S&P Capital IQ Real-Time Solutions, the global provider of innovative market data services, trading and infrastructure solutions, has announced the extension of its QuantFeed and QuantLINK technologies to TMX Group markets and information, which includes Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, Alpha and the Montreal Exchange.
North America is a core region for S&P Capital IQ Real-Time Solutions’ operations and the company continues to consolidate its presence and offering in the area by providing clients with connections to all major financial institutions, thereby enabling them to operate competitively in the global arena. S&P Capital IQ Real-Time Solutions currently boasts over 130* real-time feeds from exchanges, brokers and index providers around the globe, reflecting both client demand for world-class market data solutions and the breadth of the firm’s comprehensive offering.
“In order to remain ahead of their competitors, clients are seeking enhanced access and reduced execution times of trades across a huge variety of locations,” commented Anna Pesman, Director, Real-Time Solutions at S&P Capital IQ. “We are addressing this demand by continuing to expand our services to key exchanges and institutions across all geographies. The extension of QuantFEED and QuantLINK to TMX Group markets and information will provide clients with access to the high quality products and performance necessary to operate more efficiently in North America.”
“TMX Group is pleased to welcome S&P Capital IQ Real-Time Solutions, which provides access to our equity and derivative markets and content,” said Eric Sinclair, President, TMX Datalinx and Group Head of Information Services, TMX Group. “The extension of QuantLINK and QuantFEED will greatly benefit clients trading our markets and accessing our information."
QuantFEED is S&P Capital IQ Real-Time Solutions’ unique end-to-end ultra-low latency market data feed fully managed solution with a global Service Level Agreement including hardware, software and telecommunication components.
QuantLINK, the firm’s high performance global trading infrastructure service, interconnects the cores of multiple exchanges with proximity hosting at the source, ensuring clients can operate trading systems in close proximity to the exchange matching engine. The solution simultaneously addresses the demand to reduce both connectivity costs and latency, while also having the capability to complement or replace existing legacy infrastructures.
*As of April 2014