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The London Stock Exchange’s high performance market data system that provides real time tick-by -tick data essential for anyone trading on our markets.

The depth and breadth of the data provided reflects our highly liquid and rapidly growing markets and is disseminated to more than 93,000* screens in over 100 countries. (*As of May 2010).
Real Time Data is available through a number of separate services tailored to the specific needs of individual customers. These services provide information that is essential for trading in UK, Italian and international securities.

Pricing and policies

Whether you take data direct from the Exchange or via a licensed distributor, data distributors need to sign a licence agreement to receive our data and redistribute it to clients.




Content

The London Stock Exchange broadcasts several levels of data, including trade prices, sizes, and a fully visible, complete tick by tick order book. The different levels are designed to suit the needs of different users.



Member Firms

Discounted Real Time Data charges are applicable in respect of Member Firms receiving data in the following categories: UK Level 1, International Level 1, UK Level 2, International Level 2...




 
Terminal returns

Terminal Returns is a web application of the London Stock Exchange designed to provide a central location for processing customer reports on the devices used for displaying Market Data products and services.



FTSE indices

A comprehensive range of real-time FTSE indices are available allowing you to benefit from the associated synergies of receiving both market and indices data from a single source, over a single connection.





The London Stock Exchange provides a broad and rich set of data from source, published in real time, enabling you to make decisions with confidence and run your business effectively.

  • Superior performance
    Real Time Data provides greater price execution assurance for buyers and sellers of securities – users are as close to the book as possible and can be more confident of hitting the orders they intend when acting on data. Delivering data in a timely manner also leads to a greater level of market transparency.
    In this age of microsecond performance and algorithmic trading, the London Stock Exchange's Real Time Data enables users to exploit the data to its full potential by disseminating it to customers instantaneously.
  • Market leading technology
    Real Time Data feeds are built on next generation technology providing a scalable and flexible platform, and its multiple site configuration means it is fully resilient and always available.
  • Depth and knowledge
    Real Time Data includes the complete depth of the order book, plus trade prices and sizes from the UK and Italy's primary price formation mechanisms. In addition to the core market data, we complement the broadcast with a range of added value information, including regulatory news and real-time indices from FTSE.
  • Flexible and easy-to-use data
    The market data platform broadcasts several levels of data so you can choose whichever best suits your needs. All information is sent in easy-to-use message formats, and includes different international data identification codes to enable global trading.
  • Round-the-clock, dedicated support
    Direct customers benefit from a dedicated account manager and round-the-clock technical support from our Service Delivery teams located in both London and Milan. We also offer comprehensive support to our customers including user-friendly documentation with clear guidance on how to get the most from the service. This documentation is available online in the Technical Library.


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If you would like to contact us to discuss Real Time Data from the London Stock Exchange in greater detail, or how our other information services can fulfil your business requirements, please contact us:

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7797 3699 or STX: 33699

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