Cboe Global Markets today announced that historical spot FX data from its institutional forex exchange venue, Cboe FX (formerly Hotspot), is now available for the first time through Cboe Data Shop, effective December 15.
The expanded distribution for FX data is in response to market need as algorithmic and program trading continue to grow. Cboe Data Shop, a dedicated paid data site, is quite user friendly and allows subscribers to customize their data packages based on their needs.
From tomorrow, market participants will be able to access Cboe FX historical data in packages that include top-of-book data, depth of book data and Cboe FX Tape.
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Historical tick data is used primarily for program and automated trading, portfolio management and valuations. It also plays a vital role in supporting the compliance, accounting and audit functions of financial institutions while providing a way for market participants to monetize their trade data.
The exchange operator also said that its paid data shop will distribute post-trade information of its recently launched Bitcoin futures, as well as market data for Bitcoin traded on the Gemini exchange since its inception. The entire history of quotes and trades in bitcoin on Gemini is expected be available for a one-time fee of $100 per user through March 31, 2018.
Cboe Global Markets has recently reported a record market share of 14.5% in October for its foreign exchange business, Cboe FX, surpassing its previous record of 13.6%, set in December 2013.
Catherine Clay, Cboe Vice President and Global Head of Information Solutions, commented: ”This is the first time our clients can buy FX data that is customized by individual currency pairs. We also are pleased to support Cboe’s new bitcoin futures with the full history of Gemini bitcoin data, and subscriptions to Cboe’s bitcoin futures data.”