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Apex Real Time Data Now Is Available On Thomson Reuters' Elektron


10 Sep 2018 11:55 AM

With this new launch, Thomson Reuters will support real time data for APEX on its ultra-low latency data distribution network, Elektron.

Apex provides Level 1 Quote data and Level 2 Market by Price data. The RIC syntax for Apex for Level 1 and Level 2 MBP on Elektron is as follows:

Palm Oil Futures : ATOPF

RIC : + < 1 Character Month code > + < 1-digit Year code >


The RIC syntax for APEX for Legacy Level 2 on Elektron is as follows:

RIC – + < 1 Character Month code > + < 1-digit Year code > +

Sample RICs – ATOPFV8d, ATOPFU8d

Futures Depth Chain: 0# + + < 1 Character Month code > + < 1-digit Year code >

Sample RICs 0#ATOPFU8

Futures List Chain: 0# + + “:”

Sample RIC: 0#ATOPF:

Why is the change occurring:

Asia Pacific Exchange-APEX, is an international derivatives exchange approved by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the third exchange with the “Approved Exchange” and “Approved Clearing House” licenses in Singapore. Thomson Reuters will support the real time data of RBD Palm Olein Futures


What is the impact of the change:

Permissioned Thomson Reuters Customers will have access to the new Apex content. The data will be supported on Eikon and Data scope products.

File code impacted : 5847

File Code Name : Asia Pacific Exch (APEX) Futures

Datascope Clients will receive MR (Rename) and OT/RT

(Opportunity/Revision Record for Futures)

These Changes will be available in 07th Sep 2018, EM010907.m/EM110907.m as on 07th Sep 2018.

All reference fields containing the RIC Root or RIC’s will be impacted by this change

Current (End of Day) – – > New (Real time)

RIC Root : AXPOF — > RIC Root : ATOPF

Current Sample RIC : AXPOFU8 — > New Sample RIC : ATOPFU8

What action do you need to take:

Thomson Reuters customers need to make note of the above change and have to setup their trading system accordingly. In order to subscribe to this Elektron offering please ensure you are permissioned for this orderable service and subscribe/map your systems to ingest data from PE 2923.

What are the commercial details:

The end user fees are waived until 30 June 2019.

What does this mean if you redistribute content:

Clients will need to contact APEX directly for details on any other fees if applicable.

What additional information is available:

For additional information related to APEX Palm oil futures, please refer to the speed guide

Please refer to the attachment for additional details. There will be a separate DN raised to communicate the RIC rename on historical database.