18 Sep 2008 15:39

Interfax News and Intelligence Now Available on CQG

Interfax Information Services Group, the leading source of real-time business news from Russia and the CIS, Central Europe and China, reports that its news services will now be available to users of CQG, the premier charting, analytics, and trade execution platform for global, electronically-traded futures markets.

Customers using CQG’s innovative news display will have access to industry-specific news services and in-depth research reports from 70 bureaus covering oil and gas, banking and finance, business and investment, energy, commodities, metals and mining, pharmaceuticals and health technologies, food and agriculture, and IT and telecom news in the emerging Eurasian markets.

"Interfax is a great addition to CQG’s news coverage. Our customers will have access to the most current information for the emerging markets of Russia, the CIS, Central Europe, and China," said Josef Schroeter, President of CQG. "Interfax joins our extensive list of leading news agencies providing information for financial and commodities market participants, such as Dow Jones News."

"Given CQG‘s status as a well-known global company, strategic partnership with it gives Interfax broader access to international markets and offers us new opportunities to work with professional participants in futures and options markets," said Mikhail Komissar, Chairman and CEO of the Interfax Group.

About CQG

CQG, Inc. (www.cqg.com) is the industry’s highest-performing solution to integrate market data, technical analysis, and trade routing. CQG’s data coverage includes futures, options, fixed income, foreign exchange, and equities worldwide as well as debt securities, reports, and indices. CQG is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, USA with sales and support offices worldwide.

For more information about CQG, please call 1-800-525-7082. From outside the US and Canada, visit www.cqg.com for contact information.

About Interfax

The Interfax Information Services Group (www.interfax.com, www.interfax.ru) provides news and other information products that are essential for decision-makers in politics and business. Set up in 1989, Interfax Group brings together a network of national, regional and specialized news agencies operating throughout Russian and other CIS countries, as well as in China and Central Europe.

The Group includes companies and divisions that provide news, analytical services, market data, fundamental information and develop software solutions. Since the early 1990s, Interfax has been the leading provider of up-to-date news from Russian and the countries of the former Soviet Union. It is the most frequently quoted source of information on the region. In the past several years, Interfax has also earned a reputation as the leading provider of political and financial news from emerging markets in Europe and China.

Interfax provides more than 100 services to companies, banks, financial market participants, investors, media organizations and government agencies. These include news, stock market information, analysis, databases, ratings, credit reports and IR services.

Interfax Group‘s headquarters are in Moscow and London. Interfax also has some 70 offices around the world, in Germany, the United States, China, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary.