FT Interactive Data and SunGard Join Forces to Offer Real-Time Data

BEDFORD, MA – November 24, 2003 – FT Interactive Data, the major operating division of Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC), and a leading supplier of financial information to global markets, and SunGard Securities Processing, an operating group of SunGard (NYSE:SDS), a global leader in integrated IT solutions for financial services, today announced they are joining forces to offer the brokerage community FT Interactive Data's delayed trading data through SunGard's Margin Advisor.

SunGard's Margin Advisor delivers real-time margin calculations on any holding listed on any exchange. Margin Advisor helps brokerage firms to continuously monitor position and market changes, and manage their margin exposures in real-time, thus helping to enhance service to customers and reduce risk. Provided in an ASP environment, Margin Advisor integrates with operations processing applications. With the addition of FT Interactive Data's delayed trading data through Margin Advisor, brokers are now able to easily and efficiently update margin information intra day.

"Through the delivery of our intra-day and real-time market data, we continue to extend our 15-year relationship with SunGard," said Cort Williams, vice president of strategy and business development for FT Interactive Data. "This latest partnership is yet another example of how FT Interactive Data and SunGard continue to meet the needs of our mutual customers' business requirements."

"By partnering with FT Interactive Data to offer its real-time service through Margin Advisor, we are providing the brokerage community with a reliable solution to better service their customers," said Doug MacFadden, senior vice president of strategic development for SunGard Securities Processing. "With this latest endeavor, we are pleased to continue an already successful relationship with a valued business partner."

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