2012/02/22

Google signs deal to show real time London stock prices

LONDON, February 21, 2012 (AFP) - London Stock Exchange Group said Tuesday that it had signed a deal with Google to show real time prices of shares traded in London and Milan on the US group's website free of charge.

The London Stock Exchange Group, which operates the London Stock Exchange and Italy's Borsa Italiana, said Google users would be able to access the prices without delays of 15 minutes.

"This partnership between LSEG and Google is great news for retail investors across the globe," LSEG head of real time data Jarod Hillman said in a statement.

"For the first time Google users will have access to free, real time ... prices, allowing them to make more informed investment decisions."

No financial details of the deal were disclosed.