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Tradar Links Portfolio Management and Accounting System with Thomson Reuters Reference Data Platform

Demand for data leads Tradar to link to Thomson Reuters platform.

Tradar, a software provider to the hedge fund industry, has created an interface to link its portfolio management and accounting platform to Thomson Reuters' reference and historical pricing systems. This move follows increased demand for Thomson Reuters' data from Tradar's hedge fund customer base. Using the newly created interface, Tradar customers will be able to utilize Reuters Datascope Realtime pricing data via Tradar Insight's live P&L monitoring function. In addition, Tradar customers can access Reuters DataScope Select's broad range of reference data, end-of-day pricing information and corporate action details. The data feed offers equity end-of-day prices and corporate actions from more than 180 exchanges, as well as spot rates on 175 currencies, cross and forward rates, futures and options. "We're delighted to announce the new interface with Thomson Reuters. Recently, we've found ourselves being approached by a growing number of hedge funds asking us for a wider choice of data providers and, in particular, for data from Thomson Reuters. As the leading hedge fund portfolio management and accounting system we see it as our mission to integrate with a wide range of data providers and to give our customers the broadest possible choice," said Tony Swei, CEO, Tradar, in a press release. Tim Rice, global head of pricing and reference data enterprise, Thomson Reuters, added in the release, "Data quality is becoming ever more important in today's market climate and we are pleased that Tradar's leading hedge fund community can now access Thomson Reuters' wide range of real-time and historical data."

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