Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, has added more than 20 markets to its consolidated market data feeds offering.
Morningstar's market data feeds now include major Canadian alternative trading systems (ATSs), North American fixed income from NYSE Arca Bonds and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), a number of Eastern European exchanges, and CME Europe—a newly launched derivatives venue.
The data from these markets is available in real time, delayed, or end-of-day and typically includes extended histories and full order book depth where available. It is complemented by Morningstar's fundamental data, independent research, and investor tools.
Graham Dixon, Product Manager for Morningstar's market data solutions, said:
"Demand for data from these additional venues has come from across our global client base, and particularly from online brokerages and wealth managers in Europe and North America, where there is a need to ensure transparency and best price execution for investors. We are pleased to extend our coverage so significantly to help our clients conduct their mission-critical research, trading, investment, and product development activities. Whether they are serving the investment needs of individuals or managing proprietary portfolios or an online brand, broad multi asset class market data is key to the success of their business."
Morningstar delivers fast, reliable market data and extensive histories from more than 260 global exchanges, index providers, banks, and inter-dealer brokers, covering more than 12 million instruments. Data is delivered to clients through a choice of flexible delivery mechanisms, including streaming feeds, web services, and files.