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The Premier NEEDS service to provide raw data for clients in-house database systems.
  • Accurate, timely and consistent daily data to automatically update client database
  • Over 50 years of Nikkei archive data available for subscribers
  • Primary data source for major financial institutions in Japan

NEEDS BULK/FDS transmits high volumes of data directly to clients for automatic integration into their in-house database. The service allows clients to subscribe to any number of data files from Corporate Fundamentals to Stock Market Statistics, providing them with high quality daily updated information as well as the full Nikkei archive of data, dating back over 50 years. Nikkei data represents the benchmark in Japanese economic information and NEEDS BULK ensures that clients receive accurate and reliable data in timely manner.


Back office Processing
NEEDS BULK service has an excellent reputation for its accuracy and punctuality of delivery, and has become the primary data source for back office processing within a vast majority of financial institutions in Japan. Most clients using BULK for back office processing subscribe to a combination of files including corporate attribute, daily securities pricing and corporate action data.

Risk Management
Consistency in format, accuracy, speed and length of history are essential requirements of data in risk management. Nikkei uses the latest technology and teams of data management experts to provide data of the highest quality at the highest speeds, to meet the requirements of risk management. Furthermore, consistency in data format and over 50 years of data history enable risk management teams to attain the highest standards with the greatest of ease.

Quantitative Research
The depth and detail of data provided in NEEDS data file, along with its quality, speed, consistency and length of time-series, enable quantitative researchers to realise original ideas and models of the highest quality. Commonly used file include the Tick-by-Tick data on equity prices with its historical data available from 1996.



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