Market Transparency Requirements for Information Vendors 
25/05/2012 
 

Applicable to Market Data Vendor Licence Agreement (Single Licence)

The following requirements apply to information vendors (IVs) that provide real-time and/or delayed market data services to subscribers:

1. 

IVs are required to indicate clearly in their product/service brochures if their information services are real-time or delayed.
 

2. 

Where applicable, IVs are required to set out the minimum line bandwidth requirements, technical requirements and/or the preferred models of end-user devices for their information services and make such information available to their customers.

( Please note that all approved securities market data, derivatives market data and issuer information services provided by the IVs and their key attributes are published on HKEX website under “Products & Services > Data ProductsLicence > Information Vendors List for public reference.)