SunGard Enhances MarketMap with Chinese Content and Risk Tool

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SunGard has released a new version of its MarketMap market data solution that provides Chinese language content, a reputational risk tool and new list browsers to help support faster research by asset class.

SunGard has released a new version of its MarketMap market data solution that provides Chinese language content, a reputational risk tool and new list browsers to help support faster research by asset class.

As trading volumes in Asia rise, the region’s demand for financial information is growing, led by China.[i] The inclusion of Unicode, a global standard for representing characters and integers in multiple languages, in the new version of MarketMap gives customers the ability to view relevant market data and news in Simplified Chinese.

The latest version of MarketMap also adds a reputational risk metric to help investors better understand their investment exposure from a social, media and environmental perspective. The tool monitors and helps identify companies and projects with environmental and corporate governance risk exposure.

Douglas B Taylor, founder and managing partner of Burton-Taylor International Consulting LLC, said, “Providing investors with low-latency market data solutions that are cost-effective, require minimal infrastructure and provide real-time financial information from liquidity points in the global marketplace are growing priorities for market data managers around the world. As the Chinese-speaking markets mature, solutions like these are showing increasing demand.”

Robert Jeanbart, executive vice president and global head of SunGard’s MarketMap business unit, said, “Growing interest in global investing, particularly in emerging markets, needs to be supported with the appropriate language capabilities. The latest version of MarketMap addresses these trends by providing both real-time and historical data support to enhance the availability, display and analysis of appropriate information when, where and how it is needed.”

About SunGard’s MarketMap
A suite of global market data solutions, SunGard’s MarketMap offers real-time access to price information, news, analysis and financial calculators. The MarketMap terminal and data feed provide decision support for trading, research, risk management, portfolio management and advisory functions within financial institutions. Market Map also provides data integration tools for software vendors, news organizations and third-party aggregators.

About SunGard
SunGard is one of the world’s leading software and technology services companies. SunGard has more than 20,000 employees and serves over 25,000 customers in more than 70 countries. SunGard provides software and processing solutions for financial services, education and the public sector. SunGard also provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software. With annual revenue of about $5 billion, SunGard is ranked 434 on the Fortune 500 and is the largest privately held business software and IT services company. Look for us wherever the mission is critical. For more information, visit http://www.sungard.com.

[i] Burton-Taylor report “Financial Market Data/Analysis Global Share & Segment Sizing 2011 - Key Competitors, Global Market Share 2005-10, Global Segment Sizing 2007-10, Global Product Mix 2007-10, Global User Mix 2007-10, Global Institution Mix 2007-10”
Trademark Information: SunGard, the SunGard logo and MarketMap are trademarks or registered trademarks of SunGard Data Systems Inc. or its subsidiaries in the U.S. and other countries. All other trade names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

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