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Worldwide Equity Pricing Available through Barchart OnDemand

CHICAGO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barchart.com, Inc., a leading provider of market data and information, today announced availability of worldwide equity market data through Barchart OnDemand.  In partnership with Exchange Data International (EDI), a provider of global security corporate actions, pricing and reference data, Barchart OnDemand now delivers end-of-day and historical equity pricing from over 170 exchanges.  Combined with Barchart's global futures, commodity and foreign exchange coverage, Barchart OnDemand has become a single source for pricing on multiple asset classes.  Barchart OnDemand is a cloud-based service developed for accessing and delivering market data and information using web services.  Barchart OnDemand is built upon the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructure and features the ability to easily access an extensive amount of market data and information.

"We are working to introduce many additional sets of market data across all asset classes through Barchart OnDemand.  We are very happy to work with EDI on integrating such a large piece—global equity pricing," said Barchart President Eero Pikat.  "Barchart OnDemand is extremely flexible in both the market data it can integrate and in its delivery of the data," added Pikat.

"We are very pleased to work with Barchart to make our end-of-day equity prices available through their cloud-based services. There is an increasing demand for multi-asset data from one source. With the data in the cloud clients can select exactly what they want and they do not have to support redundant data, as well as different loaders. EDI has specialized in providing end-of-day data from both the developed markets as well as emerging and frontier ones, so clients will have the opportunity of getting data from every exchange in the world no matter how small," said Jonathan Bloch, EDI's CEO.

Barchart OnDemand APIs support both GET and POST requests, as well as SOAP, and data can be delivered in multiple formats like XML, JSON and CSV.  And, as a web services solution, Barchart OnDemand is compatible with any operating system, such as Windows, Linux, iOS or Android, and any programming language, such as Java, PHP or ASP.NET.

Barchart OnDemand provides cloud-based market data solutions to financial services, trading and investment firms; software and mobile app developers; digital media; commodity producers and processors; and, corporate investor relations and treasury departments.  Barchart OnDemand can be used to supply financial data to front, middle and back-office software applications used for market analysis, trading, and accounting, as well as for integrating financial content into websites and mobile apps.  Other applications include powering portfolio management tools, risk management systems and charting applications.

For more information, visit www.barchart.com/ondemand.

About Barchart
With a heritage dating back to 1934, Barchart.com, Inc. has substantial experience in meeting the information needs of the financial, media, agriculture and energy industries. As a full-service provider of equity, index, mutual fund, futures and foreign exchange market data, Barchart provides a wide range of market data products and solutions for customers ranging from institutional to retail. As an established leader in an industry that demands accuracy and innovation, Barchart's goal is to form partnerships that deliver comprehensive solutions for success. For more information, please visit www.barchartinc.com.

About Exchange Data International
Exchange Data International (EDI) is a renowned provider of state-of-the-art back office securities data and administrative data, with an established global reputation for the highest quality and accuracy. EDI specializes in providing original solutions to securities houses' problems.  The company covers all major markets with a special emphasis on emerging and frontiers ones.  It constantly develops its suite of products and its geographic coverage based on clients' and market's new requirements.  Based in London, with offices in New York, Montreal, Morocco and Mumbai, EDI supports hundreds of investment institutions worldwide.  EDI has a customer centered attitude, making it easily approachable and flexible.  For more information, please visit www.exchange-data.com

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