New study: Transparency on the financial markets is hampered by costly and unregulated access to market data

New study: Transparency on the financial markets is hampered by costly and unregulated access to market data

November 30, 2018

Financial market data enable security dealers and traders to make fundamental choices such as which financial instruments to buy, as well as when and where to buy them.

In our new study, we find access to market data has been restrained the past ten years: Market data fees have increased some 30%-60% and complexity of attaining the data has soared. We find that the obstructed access to market data is hampering the transparency and efficiency of financial markets. This will ultimately increase cost of capital, particularly for smaller companies, and deter return for retail investors.

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For further information, please contact Jonas Bjarke Jensen