Middle and back office executives could make good use of market data delivered through the cloud, according to a group of panelists at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association 2010 Financial Services Technology Expo in New York on Wednesday morning.

“Valuations and risk management experts would be the most likely candidates to use the market data on a demand basis,” said Peter Hald, market director for BG Cantor Market Data, a subsidiary of global interdealer broker BGC Partners, in response to a question posed by Securities Industry News. “Valuation specialists are requesting end of day data while risk management experts need readily accessible data on which to make their calculations.”

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