Demands for market transparency and new accounting standards are challenging participants in the derivatives markets. GFI has long been a proponent of transparency in the OTC derivatives markets and as an independent intermediary in highly specialized markets, GFI can assist the buy- and sell-sides by providing them with hard to find, independent and comprehensive real time and historical data. The presence of brokerage operations in such specialized markets means that GFI is an important information hub of complex derivative products, and therefore ideally positioned to provide the capital markets with data which reflects actual market conditions and sentiments. GFI makes its data available through FTP file downloads, FENICS analytics and third-party data vendors. Each channel is tailored to suit front, middle or back office requirements.
Currently available data sets include: FX options, fixed income cash and derivatives, energy & commodities, interest rate options and swaps and equity options.