Valordata Feed (VDF) is a fully structured and encoded financial data feed offering near-real time delivery of reference data. A powerful messaging system delivers fully cross referenced securities master data, award winning corporate actions and price information. Covering more than 11 millions of financial instruments, SIX Financial Information’s continually expanding database is updated every 15 minutes.
As a leading global product with a dominant position in the European back office, VDF features fully encoded cross-referencing to global securities master data, award winning corporate actions data and price information.
The VDF database is updated every 15 minutes and a specialized “flash” version of the service can bring new instrument data online in a matter of seconds. The service is based on a powerful modular database of securities information that has been developed by global financial experts.
Customers benefit from a versatile messaging system that is fully compatible with the ISO-compliant EDIFACT standard. XML formats and other delivery standards can be used.
A terminal service provides an expert search-tool for our complete database of global securities information.
VDF Workshop - June 2014 (English)
The two-day Valordata Feed (VDF) workshop is designed to help clients implementing the VDF understand the philosophy behind the feed, how it is structured, generated and ultimately delivered to your doorstep.
EU Financial Transaction Taxes
SIX Financial Information provides French FTT data (effective since 1 August 2012) and is providing the tax data for the Italian FTT on shares (in force since 1 March 2013) as well as the Italian FTT on derivatives (in force since 1 September 2013).
SIX’s award winning FATCA solution provides the complete instrument and institution classifications necessary for FATCA compliance of Foreign Financial Institutions (FFIs), with flags for "in-scope", "exempt grandfathered" (with continued monitoring for material modification) and "short-term exempt" status on instruments.
SIX’s award winning FATCA solution provides the complete instrument and institution classifications necessary for FATCA compliance of FFIs, with flags for "in-scope", "exempt grandfathered" and "short-term exempt" status on instruments.
Basel III aims to improve the banking sector’s ability to manage uncertainty in financial and economic stress, improve risk management and governance, and strengthen banks’ transparency and disclosures. The Basel III regulatory implementation period has begun on 1 January 2013 and affects banks worldwide.
FAQs on the Changes in the European Savings Tax Directive
Please find here information related to the changes in the European Savings Tax Directive (ESD) that have entered into force in 2011.
SIX Financial Information gathers corporate actions information from around the world covering a large and comprehensive database of global securities. We offer award winning expertise in sourcing and providing near market information for all kinds of corporate events, and for entitlement information.
EU Interest Taxation
The EU Directive on the taxation of savings income (2003/48/EU) came into force on 1 July 2005. It regulates the taxation of interest payments made across borders to EU residents.
Final Withholding Tax Agreements
The tax agreements with Germany, Austria and the UK are planned to take effect on 1 January 2013.
Global Data Services
SIX Financial Information maintains a real time database of financial information sourced from 1,500 global securities exchanges, institutional contributors and proprietary sources.
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
MiFID legal framework supports the emergence of a single, transparent financial market within the EU. Through our Valordata Feed (VDF) you can be assured that the comprehensive MiFID data offered mirrors the current regulatory requirements.
The basis of efficient securities processing is timely and accurate reference and descriptive data, corporate actions and prices. SIX Financial Information has been providing this information efficiently and accurately since 1977.
Solvency II is a European-wide regulation for the insurance industry originally anticipated to be implemented as of 1 January 2014. It will be adopted by all 27 European Union (EU) Member States plus three of the European Economic Area (EEA) countries.
VDF Event Diary
The VDF Event Diary helps you remain one step ahead through a fully web-enabled and customizable corporate actions tracking system. Stay on top of the latest events and remain in full control of your VDF data.
Corporate Actions Reports Service
Prepare for upcoming events affecting your portfolio by using SIX Financial Information’s Corporate Actions Reports Service (CARS).
Reference Data Based Solutions
SIX Financial Information enjoys an excellent international reputation when it comes to processing and distributing reference data.