ICE Consolidated Feed now includes cryptocurrency options data

Rick Steves

“This is a great time to launch this new offering, and we are pleased to continue working closely with ICE and cryptocurrency exchanges globally to deliver this data service that we believe can significantly reduce the barriers to broader trading of cryptocurrencies.”

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. has expanded its partnership with Blockstream, a leading company in blockchain technologies and financial cryptography, to add cryptocurrency options data to their Cryptocurrency Data Feed available via the ICE Consolidated Feed.

The Cryptocurrency Data Feed, a joint venture initiated by ICE and Blockstream in 2018, delivers real-time information on cryptocurrencies. It encompasses data on over 100 cryptocurrencies sourced from more than 30 venues and exchanges worldwide. Under ICE’s exclusive agreement with Blockstream, this feed provides extensive coverage of prices and order book data for various cryptocurrencies by exchange.

“This is a great time to launch this new offering”

Maurisa Baumann, the VP of Desktop and Feeds Products at ICE, noted the importance of quality price discovery information in the evolving crypto market. “As the crypto market evolves, access to quality price discovery information is increasingly crucial. We are pleased to continue working with Blockstream to help address the growing need for transparency and offer a comprehensive view of the market via the ICE Cryptocurrency Data Feed.”

Adam Back, the CEO of Blockstream, highlighted the growing interest in the crypto markets, fueled by key regulatory decisions and positive market responses earlier in the year. “Interest in the crypto markets has been steadily increasing after seeing key regulatory decisions and positive market responses earlier this year. This is a great time to launch this new offering, and we are pleased to continue working closely with ICE and cryptocurrency exchanges globally to deliver this data service that we believe can significantly reduce the barriers to broader trading of cryptocurrencies.”

This Data Feed, curated by ICE in close association with Blockstream, amalgamates cryptocurrency data from numerous sources into an accessible and rich feed. It is tailored to meet the needs of ICE Data Services’ customers, offering a streaming feed with detailed cryptocurrency information, catering to a global audience.

ICE Consolidated Feed aggregates content from over 600 data streams

The ICE Consolidated Feed is a comprehensive solution that consolidates content from over 600 data streams into a normalized format. This feed is utilized by various financial institutions, including Tier 1, 2, and 3 banks, asset managers, hedge funds, Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), and redistributors.

It offers a cost-effective way to access a wide range of global financial information, covering multiple asset classes such as equities, derivatives, fixed income, foreign exchange, money markets, commodities, energy, and ETFs.

The integration of cryptocurrency options data into the ICE Consolidated Feed through this collaboration with Blockstream marks a significant step in providing robust and diversified financial data to market participants, reflecting the increasing integration of cryptocurrency in mainstream financial services.

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