Bloomberg's Open Market Data Initiative is part of the company's ongoing effort to foster open solutions for the financial services industry
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Open API (BLPAPI) 3.7.x released for C/C++, .NET and Java | Bloomberg has released version 3.7 of its BLPAPI SDK libraries for C/C++, .NET and Java users. This new version incorporates a number of changes designed to provide greater performance and availability for data publishers. The SDK libraries can be downloaded from the Open API page.
SIX Financial Information Adopts Bloomberg Open Symbology | Zurich — SIX Financial Information today announced that its Valordata Feed (VDF) and Market Data Feed (MDF) will now incorporate the Bloomberg Global Identifier (BBGID) in an effort to deliver greater processing efficiencies and transparency to its data feed customers. SIX is adopting Bloomberg’s Open Symbology (BSYM), an open and free-use system for identifying global [...]
Open API (BLPAPI) v3.6.x Released | Version 3.6.x of C/C++, .NET, and Java SDK packages have been released. This release fixes a number of bugs and includes stability and performance enhancements. Release notes are included inside individual packages and indicate new features and specific issues that are now resolved. Downloads are available on the Open API page.
Open API (BLPAPI) v3.5.x Released | Version 3.5.x of all SDK packages have been released. This major release adds new functionality and fixes a number of bugs and includes stability and performance enhancements. Release notes are included inside individual packages and indicate new features and specific issues that are now resolved.
Now, you can adopt Bloomberg’s market data interfaces without cost or restriction. The widely used Bloomberg API, with its proven and comprehensive interface, supports publish/subscribe and request/response paradigms, as well as authorization and entitlements. Bloomberg intends to work with its customers and the open community to further enhance and extend this powerful technology for financial applications.
Access Bloomberg’s Open Symbology (BSYM), a flexible and open system for identifying securities across all global asset classes. The BSYM identifiers are available free of charge with no material impediments on use. The identifiers can be used for research, trading and mapping. And Bloomberg will continue to update, build and administer the BSYM identifiers to ensure their accuracy and effectiveness.
BDE (BDE Development Environment) is a set of C++ software libraries as well as development tools and methodology. Originally developed at Bloomberg L.P., BDE is intended to form the foundation for large scale C++ software products. BSL (BDE Standard Library), the lowest level BDE library, provides implementations for portions of the C++ standard library, particularly [...]