Real-Time FX Market Data Revenues Slipped 8 Per Cent In Latest Survey

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NEW YORK--Demand for real-time FX market data continued to drop last year, with total industry revenues falling 8 per cent, according to MDI: The Market Data Industry, a reference publication of Waters Information Services, publisher of FX Week. Earnings slipped below the $1.5 billion mark, to $1.408 billion for 1997, or 22.6 per cent of all trading market data products.

The market data industry first broke the $1.5 billion barrier in 1995, when it peaked at $1.57 billion, about 30 per cent o

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