Market Data Vendors
The following firms provide data from the Bats Exchanges.
ACTIV is a global provider of real-time, multi-asset financial market data and solutions. ACTIV offers neutral, managed services for buy and sell-side firms and technology providers seeking a complete market data solution that encompasses both global content management and data delivery. With coverage spanning more than 200 equity and derivatives exchanges around the world, ACTIV is the only truly end-to-end, independent market data utility in the industry. Founded in 2002 by market data specialists, the firm is privately owned and has offices in Chicago, New York, Tokyo, Singapore and London. More information can be found at www.activfinancial.com.
Anova Technologies is the preeminent fiber and wireless exchange connectivity provider, exclusively focused on electronic and algorithmic trading clients. With a dedicated team of engineers and physicists, Anova invented today’s millimeter wave design and deployment standards for trading networks. A champion of self-disruption, Anova continues to push the boundaries of technology for the financial markets with major new developments that improve availability, capacity and round trip latency in the wireless space. Anova’s proprietary networks span all major exchanges throughout the US & Europe.
Barchart is a financial technology firm focused on market data and trading solutions. We source market data directly from exchanges around the world, including BATS Global Markets. Our data coverage includes equities, indices, options, futures, forex, news and financial data. We understand that one solution may not fit all, so we provide both customized and off-the-shelf solutions to meet the needs of our clients. Whether a client is looking to integrate raw or normalized streaming market data feeds, website content, on-demand web services APIs or trading software, we have many different solutions to meet varied needs. Led by veterans in both technology and finance, Barchart provides impressive in-depth knowledge that is sure to benefit your organization.
DEVEXPERTS, was founded in 2002 and specializes in the development of highly complex software solutions and services for the Capital Markets industry. Our clients are retail and institutional brokers, exchanges and buy-side firms. Our products cover a wide array of applications, from on-line and desktop trading execution platforms, risk management and fix gateways, to one of the industry’s most encompassing and sophisticated offer of real-time and historical data services. Our development team is recognized as one of the world’s best, having received in the past ten years more than 25 of the global software and financial industries most prestigious awards. For our clients, DEVEXPERTS most important quality is its in-depth knowledge of the trading industry in its pre and post-trading components, and its 100% dedication to be at the forefront of technology evolution in that space.
Fidessa is one of the industry's leading technology providers with more than 30 years' experience delivering complex mission-critical solutions through a combination of market-leading technology, deep business knowledge and precision of execution. Fidessa solutions support the core workflow of many of the world's largest financial institutions, from global institutions and investment banks to boutique brokers and niche hedge funds and its global network processes more than $20 trillion worth of transactions annually.
Fixnetix, a CSC (NYSE: CSC) company, is a leading Vendor of Record providing ultra-low latency market data and trading connectivity to over 90 key liquidity venues worldwide. Fixnetix provide services via a bespoke and global financial extranet dedicated to providing mission critical solutions for multi-asset class electronic trading organisations. Fixnetix can deliver market data in both native and normalised formats and Fixnetix provide the iX-Max feed handler suite to minimise normalisation latency and maximise performance further. Fixnetix has been in operation since 2005 and is now an established, leading Managed Service Provider delivering market data, trading access, exchange connectivity and pre-trade risk management for Investment Banks, Hedge Funds, Proprietary Trading Houses and Exchanges worldwide.
SFTI is a purpose-built, private and secure network that provides a single point of entry via one circuit to the New York Stock Exchange and ICE global markets, as well as other global exchanges, alternative trading systems, clearing and settlement services, and market data vendors, such as ICE’s SuperDerivatives. It is the most extensive global financial communication infrastructure offered by any global exchange group, with a redundant design that ensures no single point of failure exists across the network. Today, over 120 exchanges and data venues are represented on SFTI
Lime Brokerage (“Lime”) is a boutique firm focused on providing customized technology solutions that offer unsurpassed reliability and scalability with leading low-latency access across multiple U.S. markets. Lime offers the industry’s most advanced trading technologies and execution services, providing systematic traders superior access to the most automated, high-volume electronic trading markets. Lime’s mission is to supply their clients with an intelligent trading platform that promotes high-performance through speed and agility, with risk mitigation as a central consideration.
Markit is a leading global provider of financial information services. We provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Our customers include banks, hedge funds, asset managers, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and insurance companies. Founded in 2003, we employ over 4,000 people in 11 countries. Markit shares are listed on Nasdaq under the symbol MRKT. For more information, please see www.markit.com.
MegaHub Limited is a leading provider of financial market information and analytics, delivered through customized technology solutions for business organizations, as well as professional and retail investors. MegaHub offers a range of services that includes: real-time market data products, financial data and analytics terminals, trading interface development, mobile applications development, and market data integration.
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. We provide data on more than 500,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 17 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious metals, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. We set the industry standard with comprehensive global coverage of every major investment universe, delivered the way our clients need it and in formats that investors can quickly understand. Financial platforms come to Morningstar for access to one of the largest and highest-quality global investment databases in the industry.
Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets.
Options is the leading managed service and IT infrastructure products provider to the global financial services sector. Founded in 1993, the company began life as a hedge fund technology services provider. More than a decade ago, the company made a strategic decision to become the first provider to offer cloud services to the financial sector. Today over 200 firms globally leverage the Options platform, including the leading global investment banks, hedge funds, funds of funds, proprietary trading firms, market makers, broker/dealers, private equity houses and exchanges.
Pico Quantitative Trading LLC is an agency-only U.S. broker-dealer that specializes in providing services to multi-asset electronic trading clients, and is a member of FINRA and SIPC. To learn more, visit: picotrading.com
QuantHouse, provides end-to-end systematic trading solutions. This includes ultra-low latency market data technologies with QuantFEED, algo-trading development framework with QuantFACTORY, co-lo hosting and order routing services with QuantLINK to help hedge funds, market makers, proprietary desks and latency sensitive sell side firms to take the lead.
QuoteMedia is a leading software developer and cloud-based syndicator of financial market information and streaming financial data solutions to media, corporations, online brokerages, and financial services companies. The Company licenses interactive stock research tools such as streaming real-time quotes, market research, news, charting, option chains, filings, corporate financials, insider reports, market indices, portfolio management systems, and data feeds. QuoteMedia provides data and services for companies such as the NASDAQ Stock Exchange, TMX Group (TSX Stock Exchange), Dow Jones & Company, SunGard, U.S. Bank, Broadridge Financial Systems, Ridge Clearing, JP Morgan, JitneyTrade, Southwest Securities, IBM, HD Vest, Intrinsic Research Systems, ING Investment Management, Stockhouse, Zacks Investment Research, General Electric, Dow Chemical, Boeing, Bombardier, Business Wire, PR Newswire, Marketwired, FolioFN, ChoiceTrade, Qtrade Financial, Jordan Capital, CNW Group, Schaeffer's Investment Research, Brean Capital, TradeKing, Suncor, Nexa Technologies, American Financial Group, Virtual Brokers, Captivate Network, Leede Financial, Motif Investing, First Financial, Stock-Trak and others. For more info go to www.quotemedia.com.
R2G was founded around our core strengths in market data, exchange connectivity, and proximity datacenter hosting. Our experience in these areas allows us to create compelling services for our clients at utility prices. Our goal is to allow our clients to focus on one thing, their trading strategies.
SIX Financial Information is a leading global provider of data and value-added services for the wealth and asset management industry. Aggregated directly and in real-time from 1500 worldwide sources - covering all the major trading venues - SIX’s database includes reference and market data, corporate actions, regulatory data and pricing information for over 18 million instruments. With offices in 23 countries, SIX combines the advantages of local expertise with global reach to offer financial specialists comprehensive data services for asset servicing and administration, middle office, and investment and portfolio management.
SpiderSTREAM is the latest addition to the SpiderRock family of scalable trading technology solutions. Through the combination of advanced kernel bypass technology and the latest FPGA hardware, SpiderSTREAM delivers both low and ultra-low latency multicast exchange feed pre-processing, converting native protocol layouts and compression formats into a homogenized binary format. SpiderSTREAM offers innovative hosted and remote solutions for clients looking to access low latency market data covering all U.S. equities, futures and options products.
FIS’ MarketMap front-to-back market data solutions provide global, multi-asset class market data terminal and mobile applications, data feeds, customizable web components and historical databases, managed data and analytics to financial institutions, energy and commodities firms.
TMX Atrium is a leading low latency venue-neutral infrastructure provider for financial services participants in Europe and North America. TMX Atrium has a presence in 12 countries across USA, Canada, Europe, Asia and Russia, providing connectivity to over 30 major trading venues and offering low latency access to over 500 data sources. TMX Atrium’s coverage is across all market segments and all asset classes; cash equities, foreign exchange, fixed income, futures, options and commodity markets.
Thesys Technologies, LLC is the infrastructure affiliate of Tradeworx, serving the high-performance technology needs of equity market participants, including institutional investors, professional traders, brokerage firms, exchanges, and regulatory agencies. Founded in 2009, Thesys Technologies is headquartered in the Columbus Circle area of New York City, with an additional office in Charleston, SC. Our technology handles approximately 5% of the daily volume in US.
Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable leading decision makers to make the decisions that matter most across the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.
Transaction Network Services (TNS) connects to a large number of leading stock exchanges, ECNs, ATS’ and MTFs throughout the world. These markets choose to work with TNS to make it simple, cost effective and speedy for their member firms and technology and data partners. TNS simplifies the complex connectivity challenges whether connecting to markets when trading FX, Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities or Derivatives. TNS connects 1,900 endpoints from 115 points of presence in over 60 countries.
Vela (formerly SR Labs) is an independent global leader in high performance trading and market data technology. We provide the breadth of coverage and depth of expertise demanded by today's multi-asset, multi-region electronic trading environment. Our clients benefit from white-glove global customer support and professional services from an experienced team comprised of seasoned financial services industry experts and cutting edge technologists.
Providing premier market data and trading technology, Vela improves time-to-market, lowers costs and eliminates complexity. Vela delivers products that empower our clients to focus on their core business strengths, leveraging key trading infrastructure solutions via our technology, expertise and experience.
Named one of the ten coolest brands in banking, Xignite, Inc. provides cloud-based financial market data APIs to help emerging companies and established enterprises deliver real-time and reference market data to their digital assets, such as websites and apps.