KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BATS Global Markets, a leading operator of stock and options markets in the U.S. and Europe, today announced the availability of two new U.S. market data products for professional traders and retail investors.
Branded as BATS Investor Pro and BATS Investor RT, these new U.S. market data products operate with Interactive Data's Market-QSM (Web and Mobile versions) and LiveCharts® offerings. With these new BATS products, both professional and active traders can now access BATS real-time proprietary data feeds alongside a set of sophisticated tools and applications from Interactive Data.
"Investors require quick and efficient access to information and sophisticated tools to make investment decisions and we're excited to make these new market data products available to the investing community," said Chris Isaacson, chief operating officer of BATS Global Markets. "The combination of our data feeds and Interactive Data's sophisticated tools creates a robust product that we anticipate will meet the needs of many professional traders and investors."
Emmanuel Doe, President of Interactive Data's Trading Solutions Group, said "Interactive Data's offerings can be cost-effectively integrated across a wide range of trading and investor applications. The integration of Market-Q and LiveCharts into BATS' new products underscores our ability to provide solutions to meet a wide range of needs for professional and retail traders."
BATS Investor Pro and BATS Investor RT provide investors with a unique combination of BATS real-time market data delivered via Interactive Data's web-based desktop and mobile platforms. BATS Investor Pro is designed to meet the needs of professional traders while BATS Investor RT is designed for use by active retail traders.
For more information on BATS Investor Pro and BATS Investor RT, please visit: http://batstrading.com/market_data/products/bats_investor/
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. For more information, visit www.interactivedata.com
About BATS Global Markets, Inc.
BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS) is a leading operator of securities markets in the U.S. and Europe. In the U.S., BATS operates two stock exchanges, the BATS BZX Exchange and BYX Exchange; BATS Options, a U.S. equity options market; and the BATS 1000 Index, an innovative U.S. equities market benchmark. The BATS BZX Exchange is a primary listings venue for exchange-traded products and is home to 20 exchange-traded funds. In Europe, BATS Chi-X Europe, a Recognised Investment Exchange regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), and the largest pan-European equities exchange by market share and value traded, offers trading in more than 2,800 equities across 25 indices and 15 major European markets and a listings venue for exchange-traded products. The company is headquartered in the Kansas City, Mo. area, with additional offices in New York and London. For more information, visit www.bats.com.
SOURCE BATS Global Markets