Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC), a leading global provider of financial data and analytics to institutional and individual investors, announced that Townsend Analytics, Ltd. is distributing GTIS real-time foreign exchange rates and precious metals market data through its RealTick® trading platform. GTIS is part of ComStock, Inc., a division of Interactive Data Corporation.
Townsend Analytics provides real-time data and direct-access trading software and is displaying GTIS foreign-exchange spot-and-forward rates as well as precious metals information to meet customer demand, especially in Europe.
"We chose GTIS market data for its high quality as well as its flexible formatting and ease of use," said Stuart Townsend, president of Townsend Analytics.
RealTick represents a powerful data and direct-access trading platform that provides traders with all the tools necessary to make critical trading decisions. It offers real-time market data direct from the exchanges, ECNs and other providers, sophisticated charting, analytics, news, fundamental data and risk-management tools. RealTick also furnishes advanced-trading tools that include multiple-order types and electronic routing for U.S. and foreign equities, bonds, futures, options, commodities and currencies.
"Our GTIS data supplies the marketplace with comprehensive foreign exchange and other contributed market data from a recognized provider, sourced from the world's leading market makers," said Cort Williams, vice president of strategy and business development for FT Interactive Data.