SOURCE: Interactive Data

Interactive Data

September 03, 2014 09:00 ET

Interactive Data Now Offers Direct Market Access Services to SIX Swiss Exchange

Interactive Data's 7ticks Direct Market Access Linkage Ramps Up Multi-Year Growth and Global Points of Presence Expansion

NEW YORK, NY and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Sep 3, 2014) -  Interactive Data, a leading provider of trading infrastructure and services, today announced that it will provide clients with direct market access (DMA) services to SIX Swiss Exchange, effective immediately. 

Built on Interactive Data's technology and low latency infrastructure, the DMA service enables market participants to benefit fully from the performance of the SIX Swiss trading platform, and will be accessible via the following global points of presence (POPs): Chicago, Frankfurt, London, New Jersey and Slough.

The following asset classes are available through Interactive Data's 7ticks DMA service: equities, bonds, exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange traded products (ETPs) as well as structured products and warrants.

"SIX Swiss Exchange represents the latest major market to be offered by Interactive Data, underscoring our continuing commitment to providing our customers with direct access to the world's leading global electronic markets," said Sean Brown, President, 7ticks, Interactive Data. "Adding SIX to our direct market access roster allows 7ticks users to benefit directly from SIX's world class trading and execution platform."

Urs Widmer, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and responsible for Business & Market Development at SIX Swiss Exchange, comments, "By continually enlarging our range of service providers, we enable our broadly diversified participants to find the ideal connectivity solution for their needs and to benefit fully from the unique structure of our market and our outstanding liquidity."

In addition to Zurich, Interactive Data has established Global Points of Presence (POPS) in the following locations: Chicago, Frankfurt, London, New York, Singapore, Tokyo and Toronto.

About SIX Swiss Exchange

At SIX Swiss Exchange, we connect companies from around the world with international investors and trading participants and create market-oriented framework conditions for listing and trading in our highly liquid segments Equities, Bonds, ETFs, ETPs, Sponsored Funds and Structured Products. We offer our trading participants excellent trading conditions with one of the world's fastest trading technologies. Maintaining a close dialogue with both our domestic and foreign customers, we create optimal conditions for their success and offer them access to a strong global network. SIX Swiss Exchange is proud to win the "Exchange of the Year" category at the Global Investor/isf Investment Excellence Awards 2014. www.six-swiss-exchange.com/profile.

About Interactive Data Corporation

Interactive Data Corporation is a trusted leader in financial information. Thousands of financial institutions and active traders, as well as hundreds of software and service providers, subscribe to our fixed income evaluations, reference data, real-time market data, trading infrastructure services, fixed income analytics, desktop solutions and web-based solutions. Interactive Data's offerings support clients around the world with mission-critical functions, including portfolio valuation, regulatory compliance, risk management, electronic trading and wealth management. Interactive Data has over 2,500 employees in offices worldwide.

Interactive Data's 7ticks provides trading infrastructure and services with a strong focus on performance, support, transparency and affordability. It offers direct market access (DMA), advanced co-location and proximity hosting to global direct exchange data and consolidated data, as well as to reference and corporate actions data. Direct connectivity is also available to a wide range of global futures and options, equities and FX exchanges and trading venues for multi-asset class and ultra-low latency trading.

For more information about Interactive Data please visit: www.interactivedata.com.

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