Ch 1 Introduction
Audience of this book
Structure of the book
Ch 2 What is Market Data?
Ch 3 Executive Summary
Linking MDDL to corporate goals
The business Benefits of using MDDL
Ch 4 The financial XML landscape
Market data is everywhere
Ch 5 Self-describing data and XML basics
Elements, attributes and hierarchy
Ch 6 Evolution of MDDL
Schemas, no longer Document Type Definitions
Ch 7 How MDDL works
Synopsis of the MDDL hierarchy
Classes and subclasses
MDDL property types
Industry standards used in content
Creation of new types
Classification f properties
Creating an extension schema
Defining code lists (controlled vocabulary)
Ch 8 The life of a financial instrument
Pricing and reporting
Time and sales
Ch 9 Regulatory adherence
Reference data terms
Data vendors and end of concentration rules
Ch 10 Reference data management
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Martin Christopher Sexton
At 19, Martin was the youngest person ever to pass the Higher National Certificate in Computer Studies and Business Organisation with Distinction.
After spending a number of years as a Computer Games Designer, Martin was eventually lured by the bright lights of the “City”.
He is a Principal Consultant with over 15 years experience in the financial industry. Martin has been responsible for interface design and data feed developments at a number of large financial institutions, including Euronext.Liffe (the Pan-European Stock Exchange), Credit Suisse First Boston, Reuters and Cantor Fitzgerald International.
Having written White Papers on the deployment of MDDL and a number of articles published on industry standards Martin has put his years of experience into this publication.
Affiliations and Expertise
Director, Information Technology, London Market Systems Ltd, UK