S&P Capital IQ Becomes Strategic Source of Real-Time Market Data for Protrader Trading Platform
London, 22 April 2015 – S&P Capital IQ, a business unit of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE:MHFI) and a leading provider of research, analytics and data, announced today that it has signed a strategic agreement with PFSOFT, a financial software developer, to deliver its market and comprehensive listed exchange data to PFSOFT’s Protrader multi-asset class trading platform.
Delivered via ConsolidatedFEED, the company’s proprietary real-time feed, S&P Capital IQ will make its normalized real-time and delayed market data available through the Protrader platform. The agreement will equip global users of the Protrader platform with an enriched breadth and depth of market data and a full end-to-end trading solution, enabling them to view and visualise S&P Capital IQ’s market data, monitor market activity, and execute trades using Protrader’s analytical tools.
“Our strategic agreement with PFSOFT enables the broker market to combine the capabilities of the Protrader application together with our robust, scalable and global, real-time market data feed,” commented Rocco Sta. Maria, Managing Director, EMEA, S&P Capital IQ.
“We are working on expanding access to rich market data for our clients in a safe and efficient way. Partnership with S&P Capital IQ will assist to our priorities implementation,” said Roman Nalivayko, PFSOFT Global Head of Business Development.
S&P Capital IQ Real-Time Solutions supports the broad range of market data requirements across the financial community: from low-latency streaming data for algorithmic trader to real-time or delayed data for portfolio manager. The firm delivers global market data from more than 170 multi-asset class sources via its proprietary global fiber-optic network and API.
Through ConsolidatedFEED, S&P Capital IQ clients can access global multi-asset class data from a single reliable source and use it to power their electronic trading applications, real-time risk management systems or market data displays efficiently. Through seamless integration with third-party and in-house systems, ConsolidatedFEED reduces clients’ – including brokers’- total cost of ownership and maximize their real-time data safe consumption.
About S&P Capital IQ
S&P Capital IQ, a part of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE:MHFI), is a leading provider of multi-asset class and real time data, research and analytics to institutional investors, investment and commercial banks, investment advisors and wealth managers, corporations and universities around the world. S&P Capital IQ provides a broad suite of capabilities designed to help track performance, generate alpha, and identify new trading and investment ideas, and perform risk analysis and mitigation strategies. Through leading desktop solutions such as the S&P Capital IQ, Global Credit Portal and MarketScope Advisor desktops; enterprise solutions, such as S&P Capital IQ Valuations; and research offerings, including Leveraged Commentary & Data, Global Markets Intelligence, and company and funds research, S&P Capital IQ sharpens financial intelligence into the wisdom today’s investors need. For more information, visit www.spcapitaliq.com.
PFSOFT has been a B2B technology provider for financial business since 2003. The company offers a comprehensive multi-asset trading solution on all major markets including: Forex, stocks, futures, options and CFDs. Whether a bank or a brokerage, Protrader end-to-end trading platform is suitable in a different way as it is tailored to individual client’s needs.
The platform consists of three functional parts: server, back office and powerful front-end suite: desktop, web, mobile. Protrader can be integrated with various functional API and with the unlimited number of liquidity providers and data feeds. Protrader trading environment contains a wide range of tools suitable for money managers, day traders, scalpers and algorithmic traders. For more information, visit www.protrader.com.
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