Nikkei Group company offers GFI FX Option Market Data to clients
New York, April 10, 2012 – GFI Market Data, a division of GFI Group Inc. (NYSE: GFIG), announced today that it has extended its long-standing relationship with QUICK Corp. GFI will continue to provide FX Options market data to the Japanese corporation. QUICK Corp. is part of the Nikkei Group of companies.
Gakuji Takahashi, Executive General Manager of QUICK Corp. said, “QUICK is pleased to renew its contract with GFI and continue the long standing and very active business partnership we have. GFI’s data services are pivotal to our customer base when making trading decisions in the OTC markets”, and added, “This agreement with GFI will enable us to continue to provide our customers with authoritative market data across Japan and worldwide. Through the partnership with GFI, QUICK works positively to meet the clients’ high expectations.”
Philip Winstone, Global Head of Market Data at GFI stated: “We have provided our FX Options market data to QUICK Corp. and their clients since 2005 and are very honoured to extend this agreement. The need for high quality real market priced FX Options has never been higher and, by extending this long standing relationship, QUICK’s client base will continue to get access to over 100 FX Option currency pairs sourced from our data“.
The currencies offered via QUICK include a significant number of Japanese Yen cross currency option volatility surfaces that will be of particular relevance to the Japanese company’s client base. Currency pair coverage from GFI Market Data has grown significantly since the data was added in 2005; at the present time it covers 20 Yen crosses.
QUICK Corp. is the principal Japanese financial information vendor and a financial information provider in the Nikkei Group. It supplies information to customers in the securities and financial markets. Their service offer includes Japanese, Asian and Global real-time financial information, as well as news and historical information.
About GFI Market Data
GFI is uniquely positioned to provide the capital markets with specific suites of data. GFI Market Data refers to actual market prices and trade information, reflecting real market sentiment not just indications gleaned through consensus pricing. GFI Market Data’s product suite includes CDS, bonds, FX options, equities, interest rates and energy and commodities data.
GFI Market Data is the brand under which Fenics Software Limited operates its market data business.
Fenics Software Limited is a subsidiary of GFI Group Inc.
About GFI Group Inc.
GFI Group Inc. (NYSE: “GFIG”) is a leading provider of wholesale brokerage services, clearing services, electronic execution and trading support products for global financial markets. GFI Group Inc. provides brokerage services, market data, trading platform and analytics software products to institutional clients in markets for a range of fixed income, financial, equity and commodity instruments.
Headquartered in New York, GFI was founded in 1987 and employs more than 2,200 people with additional offices in London, Paris, Nyon, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney, Cape Town, Santiago, Bogota, Dubai, Dublin, Tel Aviv, Calgary, Los Angeles and Sugar Land (TX). GFI Group Inc. provides services and products to over 2,600 institutional clients, including leading investment and commercial banks, corporations, insurance companies and hedge funds. Its brands include GFI(SM), GFInet®, CreditMatch®, GFI ForexMatch®, EnergyMatch®, FENICS®, Starsupply®, Amerex®, Trayport® and Kyte®.
About QUICK Corp.
As a financial information vendor in the Nikkei Group, QUICK distributes real-time global securities and financial information as well as political and economic information. It provides comprehensive solutions to the securities and financial market with services for supporting asset management, order routing and execution and network construction and maintenance.
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