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Spend

Cost Optimization Strategies for Market Data Management

With the increasing reliance on technology and the growing complexity of the financial markets, effective market data management has become more important than ever.
April 30, 2024
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Managed Services

Vendor Negotiation Tactics for Optimizing Market Data Costs

As businesses increasingly rely on market data to drive their decision-making processes, negotiating favorable terms with vendors becomes paramount.
March 26, 2024
Organizing and Optimizing
Optimize Spend

Inventory Management: Organizing and Optimizing Your Market Data Resources

By implementing effective inventory management strategies, financial institutions can streamline their operations, reduce costs, and make informed decisions based on accurate and up-to-date information.
February 26, 2024
The Strategic Importance of Market Data Management in Financial Institutions‍
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The Strategic Importance of Market Data Management in Financial Institutions‍

This article explores the strategic importance of market data management in financial institutions and the challenges they face in handling this valuable resource.
February 5, 2024
Benchmark Review
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The Benchmark Review 

In our benchmark review we aim to capture and analyze business spend, document and record internal workflows and compare these results with standards we view lead the industry. The review is broken down into down into 4 sections
December 20, 2021
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Managed Services

The Art of Vendor Escalation & Management

When working with market data vendors it’s helpful to build a good rapport with your point of contact and have an open line of communication. Establishing a human connection with your point of contact could be quite valuable if you ever need a quick
June 21, 2021
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Company News

The New Normal - Remote Working

The debate about remote working has been going on for many years and with the current Covid virus it has become more relevant.
February 10, 2021
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Company News

MSCI gauges move to HKEX

On May 28th, 2020 Shares in the Singapore Exchanged suffered their biggest fall in 17 years when MSCI accounted that it would move its licensing for derivatives product on a host of gauges to HKEX next year.
July 16, 2020
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Soft Dollar Administration

Soft dollars are a means of paying for market data and research services through a brokerage firm’s account rather than your own company’s account.
January 13, 2020
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Optimize Spend

Market Data Cost Management Using BI

By providing frequent and dynamic spending reporting, market data consumers and teams can get a recurring view of their costs, increases and decreases, so come year-end there are no surprises when communicating their data expenses.
February 4, 2019
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Spend

Market Data Spend Management & Analytics

Having an inventory management system and a scalable reporting framework to provide costs transparency is one of the ways we help our clients.
February 4, 2019
S4 Market Data has partnered with ydotm to launch LATAM FX Rates and Bitcoin LATAM FX Cross Rates on the MarketDesk free mobile app.
Company News

S4 Market Data Launches LATAM FX Rates and Bitcoin LATAM FX Cross Rates on MarketDesk Free Mobile App

S4 Market Data has partnered with ydotm to launch LATAM FX Rates and Bitcoin LATAM FX Cross Rates on the MarketDesk free mobile app.
March 2, 2018
Are you prepared for your next Exchange Audit?
Exchange Compliance

Are you prepared for your next Exchange Audit?

Market Data compliance audits allow data providers, such the global exchanges and data vendors, to ensure your organization is sticking to the rules.
September 27, 2017
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Managed Services

Market Data Licensing Recommendations

We’ve pulled together a list of items to consider when determining what vendor provides the best solution for your business.
September 14, 2017
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The Challenges of Managing Market Data

The market data needs for the financial services industry is at an all-time high. With constant expansion, it's becoming an increasingly critical component of the business, touching nearly every aspect of it.
August 22, 2017
Former Bank Data Execs Santiago, Armando Unveil Data Consultancy
Company News

Former Bank Data Execs Santiago, Armando Unveil Data Consultancy

The pair will target financial firms based in South Florida that may not have dedicated market data resources.
July 10, 2017