royalblue launches version 2 of Fidessa Workstation and adds extensive uk equities news from Dow Jones newswires

London, 10th September 2003 - Version 2 of the Fidessa Workstation not only adds the award-winning content from Dow Jones Newswires, but also includes major enhancements to the product's functionality and extends the breadth of data on offer. New displays now available in version 2 include revamped Global & European summaries, new Long Quote pages, improved Sector/Index constituent pages and enriched Level 2 pages.

Data extensions include derivatives, commodities, further global indices and equity volatility ratios. The charting and analysis tools have been radically enhanced and the searching & filtering options have been extended for easier use. Additional user customisation options have also been provided to allow the user to tailor the product to match their own individual needs.

The Dow Jones UK Markets Report includes comprehensive coverage of UK companies, indicators, financial markets, government policy and world news that affects the UK. It also provides Dow Jones Newswires' incisive commentary columns, including The Skeptic, which takes an in-depth look at a company in the news, and Market Talk, which offers ongoing commentary on the stories behind market moves.

royalblue's Fidessa Workstation has rapidly become the product of choice in the competitive UK equity market segment. Built on the tried and tested Fidessa trading system architecture - for which royalblue has global recognition - the product uniquely combines real-time market information and background research/analysis with sophisticated, flexible functionality - all within a simple, intuitive user-interface and at a highly cost-effective price.