Robust Foundation API (RFA) · .NET

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News & Updates

  • 04 Jul 2019

    Contributing your data to Refinitiv with Elektron WebSocket API | Refinitiv

    This article shows how to contribute your data to Refinitiv with Elektron WebSocket API, TREP and RCC.

  • 12 Feb 2019

    Visible Publisher Identifier

    The Visible Publisher Identifier is a feature of the Refinitiv enterprise platform (TREP) to identify the users who publish, post, or insert on the platform. This article explains how this feature operates and how developers might make use of it within their applications.


  • 16 Jan 2018

    Open DACS and Open DACS Permission Server

    Open DACS API and Open DACS Permission Server (ODPS) are two ways for a developer to get a programmatic, application's view into DACS

  • 22 Dec 2017

    The Use Case for Decoding DACS Locks and How To Do It

    An example use-case for decoding the DACS locks and example code to do it. 

  • 21 Dec 2017

    An Introduction to the DACS Entitlement System for OpenDACS Developers

    This article is intended as an introduction to the concepts of DACS and OpenDACS for developers who are new to the subject

  • 30 Nov 2017

    Webinar Recording: Why migrate from RFA to EMA API?

    As the real-time content and services evolve on our Elektron real-time platform, the latest Elektron Message API will ensure that your applications are capable of taking full advantage. In this webinar you will learn how migrating from RFA to EMA can simplify access to the data that you require and the benefits of EMA and also where you can find the resources to help you migrate.

  • 27 Nov 2017

    A simple MarketPrice object for EMA - Part 1

    A simple MarketPrice object or How to easily get market prices with EMA – Part 1

  • 21 Nov 2017

    10 important things you need to know before you write an Elektron Real Time application

    This article explains important concepts that developers need to understand before they start building applications for the Thomson Reuters Enterprise Platform (TREP) or the Elektron Real Time platform

  • 15 Nov 2017

    Coding For High Precision Time

    This article follows on from the Webinar session Introduction to MiFID II for Developers, with some detail on the coding aspects of handling (or avoiding) the high precision time, not covered in the Webinar and includes some information based on questions arising after the event.

  • 20 Jul 2017

    How to request particular fields of an item (RIC) via RFA API

    This article explains how to request particular fields of an item via RFA. The general techniques could be applied to any of real-time streaming APIs i.e. ETA C+/Java, EMA C++/Java.

  • 15 Mar 2016

    Exploring sentiment-based strategies?

    We transform unstructured, real-time news into a machine-readable feed with author sentiment, relevance and novelty scores, and volume analysis at a company or commodity level. This provides “signals” that are used to drive trading strategies and inform research activities, while market sentiment helps risk managers refine correlations, volatilities and market shifts.

  • 03 Nov 2015

    3 ways to enhance equity trading strategies

    What’s the knock-on effect of Sentiment on Liquidity? Liquidity is one of the great enigmas of the financial markets

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