Icap and Wind Add Treasury, Spot, Data to Service

Chinese financial data provider Wind
Information, has extended its joint service with Icap Information Services to
provide
market data that includes
real-time US Treasury pricing and global FX spot rates.

Following the
partnership signed in early 2015 between the two parties to provide offshore
Chinese renminbi (CNH) and end-of-day US Treasury data in China, the new
offering now includes real-time benchmark data for US Treasury yield curves.
Together with the data already available, Wind Info’s client base can now gain
access to timely, accurate data via the Wind terminal to enable more accurate
price discovery and pre-trade analysis.

At the same time,
clients of Wind Info can now also access additional spot FX data covering the
majority of G20 currencies 24 hours a day, including AUD/USD, EUR/USD, GBP/USD,
USD/HKD and more. As the FX marketplace is constantly evolving, this reliable
data stream will help traders to do business at any time of day, the firms say.

Zhou Li, co-founder
and SVP of Wind Info, says, “Wind Info’s clients at home and abroad can now
gain full access to all Icap data. We see this as an important milestone in our
partnership with IIS and a fulfillment of our unwavering commitment to offering
highly accurate and reliable data to our clients. Going forward, we will also
step up our efforts to further expand overseas and reach out to clients in new
markets such as Singapore and the United States.”

Kevin Taylor, managing
director of IIS, adds, “Data transparency is becoming an increasingly important
topic, especially when it comes to managing risk in making investment
decisions. Together with Wind Info, Icap will continue to deliver timely,
multi-faceted market data intelligence to our clients to help them make
informed investment decisions during an era of more stringent financial
regulation.”

Colin Lambert

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