In today’s competitive environment, equity investors are reaching across the globe to improve execution and returns for their clients and their own proprietary portfolios. Asset managers, and the array of market participants supporting them, require high-quality information to achieve optimal performance while keeping within internally and externally imposed guidelines. Establishing and maintaining positions in multiple time zones, multiple currencies and within diverse regulatory environments requires that institutions receive terms and conditions data for securities trading on major exchanges, MTFs, ECNs and over-the-counter (OTC) venues in a timely manner.
Interactive Data is a leading provider of global security master data for use across the securities processing life cycle. Clients use our security master data to drive mission critical applications such as investment research, trade processing, asset set-up, clearance, settlement and post-trade reporting. For decades, Interactive Data has been a trusted source of equities terms and conditions data for the financial services industry.
Equities data on a full universe basis or for client selected portfolios is available from Interactive Data on demand, intra-day and at the end of the trading day. Interactive Data also offers customized files based on client specific processing needs. A “start of day” service for North American securities is available beginning at 1:00 a.m. ET.
Interactive Data collects and maintains reference data for global equity securities from authoritative direct and third party sources including:
- Exchange and market feeds: e.g. NYSE Euronext, NASDAQ, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), London Stock Exchange (LSE), Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), etc.
- Prospectuses and official statements
- Third party data vendors
- Financial and investment websites
- Issuer and sponsor sources including fund/ADR sponsors, corporations and brokerage firms