NEW YORK, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and Ant Financial Services Group (Ant Financial) today announced that Nasdaq Last Sale (NLS) real-time data is now available to the millions of Ant Financial clients through the Alipay and Ant Fortune apps. NLS provides a real-time and comprehensive view into trading activity in all Nasdaq U.S.-listed equity securities.
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Businesses operated by Ant Financial including Alipay, Yu’e Bao, Zhao Cai Bao, Ant Micro Loan, Sesame Credit and MYbank now have access to reliable and accurate real-time, intraday U.S. trade data. By partnering with Nasdaq, Ant Financial has the ability to create dynamic stock tickers, portfolio trackers and time/price graph products for public use through its applications and websites. Nasdaq will aid Ant Financial in providing the Chinese investing public with quality U.S. equity data.
“Ant Financial, through its vast business networks, connects tens of millions of Asian consumers who demand access to high quality, real-time market data from the U.S.,” said Salil Donde, Executive Vice President, Nasdaq Global Information Services. “We operate in a global economy where every second matters, and our goal is to help Ant Financial customers make timelier and better informed investment decisions.”
“Adding data from NLS provides our clients with access to the most reliable and accurate resources available,” said Leiming Yuan, General Manager of Ant Financial’s wealth management business unit. “Nasdaq is a trusted global brand and this deal allows us to continue to expand the Asian marketplace and open the door to a new world of investment opportunities.”
Nasdaq Last Sale includes price, share volume and time data for all U.S. exchange-listed securities. For more information about Nasdaq Last Sale, visit the Nasdaq Trader website at www.nasdaqtrader.com
About Nasdaq Global Information Services
Nasdaq Global Information Services (GIS) leverages reliable, scalable technology and robust distribution channels to provide comprehensive benchmarks and market data solutions across asset classes and regions. We equip financial institutions and investors with essential market transparency to make informed decisions. Our Global Data Products business provides innovative real-time and historical market data products, as well as analytic data solutions designed to meet new industry challenges. In addition, Nasdaq Global Indexes span geographies and asset classes to support financial product sponsors across a wide-spectrum of investable products and asset managers that measure risk and performance. Our diverse families include the Dividend Achievers, Global Equity, Fixed Income, Nordic, Green Economy and Commodity Indexes, based upon rules-based, transparent methodologies. And with the 2015 acquisition of Dorsey, Wright & Associates, we are now of one of the largest index providers of Smart Beta strategies worldwide (based on AUM).
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Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world’s securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,600 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.6 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com
About Ant Financial
Ant Financial Services Group is focused on serving small and micro enterprises as well as consumers. With the vision “to turn trust into wealth,” Ant Financial is dedicated to building an open ecosystem of Internet thinking and technologies while working with other financial institutions to support the future financial needs of society. Businesses operated by Ant Financial Services Group include Alipay, Ant Fortune, Yu’e Bao, Zhao Cai Bao, Ant Micro Loan, Sesame Credit and MYbank.
For more information on Ant Financial, please visit our website at www.antgroup.com
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Source: Ant Financial via GLOBE NEWSWIRE