Real-Time Information in the Banking Sector
In the finance world, information is a tradeable commodity. Screens stacked high in banks' dealing rooms pump in continuous news, real-time prices, historic data and analytical commentary. So essential is real-time information to the making of trading decisions that the regulatory authorities have put measures in place to ensure the market is informed about all shareprice sensitive news at exactly the same time, such as posting news on the Regulatory News Service. This whitepaper explains how access to real-time information can help banks to minimise risk, better manage liquidity and improve operational efficiencies.