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Open API (BLPAPI) 3.7.x released for C/C++, .NET and Java

By kpfleming | Jan 31, 2014 9:11 PM UTC

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

By kpfleming | Nov 14, 2013 4:18 PM UTC

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

By Bloomberg | Feb 6, 2013 10:22 PM UTC

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

By Bloomberg | Nov 21, 2012 9:14 PM UTC

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.

EDI’s Corporate Actions Service adopts Bloomberg Open Symbology

By Bloomberg | Sep 24, 2012 8:00 PM UTC

Exchange Data International adopts Bloomberg free-use data tagging system to reduce trading costs and risks.

Open API (BLPAPI) v3.4.8.1 Released

By Bloomberg | Jun 28, 2012 4:25 PM UTC

Version 3.4.8.1 of all 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 specific issues that are now resolved. Downloads are available on the Open API page.

Bloomberg Enterprise Technology Summit Recap

By Bloomberg | May 18, 2012 6:44 PM UTC

The Bloomberg Link Enterprise Technology Summit brought together senior technology executives from the public and private sector, many with experience with the financial services industry.

Bloomberg Symbology Accepted by FINRA for Regulatory Reporting

By Bloomberg | Mar 20, 2012 6:09 PM UTC

FINRA’s TRACE Accepts Open & Free-Use Methodology for Naming Securities

Welcome to the Open Website

By Bloomberg | Feb 1, 2012 9:00 AM UTC

The Open Bloomberg website has launched and features the open-license Open Symbology (BSYM) and Open API SDK (BLPAPI) products.