Bats Europe expands reach of new UK indices

Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats: BATS) has announced that data for its UK-focused indices, which were launched this summer, is available via the following leading market data providers:

  • Boerse Stuttgart
  • Bloomberg
  • Bloomberg PolarLake
  • FactSet
  • FE (Financial Express)
  • FIS MarketMap
  • ICE Data Services
  • IHS Markit
  • Infront
  • Morningstar
  • NBTrader
  • SIX Financial Information
  • Thomson Reuters
  • WFG (Digital Look)

In June, Bats launched its index business with the introduction of 18 UK based equity indices, covering large to small cap securities and 12 industry sectors based on FactSet’s Revere Business Industry Classification (RBICS). The indices are available free of charge for
benchmarking purposes and to media clients.

Mark Hemsley, Bats

Mark Hemsley, Bats Europe

Mark Hemsley, CEO at Bats Europe, explained:

Since launching Bats Indices this summer, we’ve seen widespread demand for our real-time, high-quality, low cost index data that is available under our simple index licensing arrangements. We have been very pleased with the response from investors, market data providers, and media firms and we thank them for their support as we challenge the incumbent index providers in this space and bring competition to this market.

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