ACTIV’s Canadian US Interlisted Feed is optimized for fast, fully redundant multicast UDP delivery over ACTIV’s fast lines from New York City and Chicago. The combination of ActivFeed’s high quality data stream and small footprint ensures that every message is delivered timely and accurately.
“Market and customer demand for faster access to US securities in Canada led us to add the Canadian ADR activity in a separate channel over ActivFeed,” said Will Kennedy, Head of Sales for ACTIV. “As a significant amount of volume for Canadian listings trades on US exchanges, our clients need to see liquidity from both Canadian and US markets to get a full picture. We can deliver low latency local markets in Toronto and match or improve raw US feeds from New York at a low cost. Processing loads are substantially reduced because clients only receive what they require, and the messages only carry what’s needed, all at practically no performance cost to native exchange feeds.”
ActivFeed is a highly compressed data stream that delivers a high quality tick-stream on every instrument in a small band-width footprint. It plugs directly into a wide variety of third-party applications, databases and messaging middleware through ACTIV’s API and can be used for trading applications, tick-capture engines, market screening, portfolio valuations and more. A number of multi-cast data streams are distributed from ACTIV data centers globally, which drives ActivFeed and reduces required bandwidth up to 90%.
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 150 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.
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