Merger sparks vendor war

The battle lines were drawn after Californian vendor Integral published a statement last Monday claiming the purchase, announced on December 2, puts users of both firms’ products in a "difficult position".

But both Reuters and AVT disputed that claim, and were backed up by users of their forex products who told FX Week the acquisition did not pose a threat for them.

Addressing Integral’s claim that clients of Reuters’ off-the-shelf bank-to-customer platform, Automated Dealing (AD), would

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