Markit (Nasdaq:MRKT), a leading global provider of financial information
services, today announced that it has selected Wall Street Horizon (WSH)
to supply corporate events data to Markit Hub. Markit Hub aggregates
research, analysis and news content from global banks, information
providers and news agencies.
Markit Hub customers will gain access to WSH’s acclaimed forward-looking
and historical corporate events datasets, providing information to help
professionals manage risk, understand price movement, avoid volatility,
and generate alpha. Accurate corporate events data is an increasingly
important part of buyside firms’ toolkits, according to WSH’s 2016
Corporate Event Research Survey.
“Markit Hub was created to aggregate the most relevant and high-quality
research and data necessary for users to operate effectively on a
day-to-day basis,” said Tom Conigliaro, managing director of Trading
Services at Markit. “With the addition of Wall Street Horizon’s
events data, customers will be finely tuned to less visible, but
increasingly vital indicators.”
“Corporate events can have a significant impact on investment strategy,
timing and outcome,” said Bruce Fador, president and CCO of Wall
Street Horizon. “Markit’s recognition of the value in adding our
forward looking event dates lends further credence to its importance to
investors. We’re thrilled to partner with Markit to make our unique data
offerings available to such an influential user base.”
Markit Hub provides a centralised interface for managing sellside and
independent research, industry content, economic research, company
fundamentals and filings. More than 20,000 financial market
professionals, representing over 14,000 investment firms, use Markit Hub
to access research, news and data from global banks, news and
third-party research providers.
Notes to Editors
Markit is a leading global provider of financial information services.
We provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve
operational efficiency. Our customers include banks, hedge funds, asset
managers, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and
insurance companies. Founded in 2003, we employ over 4,200 people in 13
countries. Markit shares are listed on Nasdaq under the symbol MRKT. For
more information, please see www.markit.com.
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About Wall Street Horizon
Wall Street Horizon provides institutional investors and traders with an
ever expanding set of forward-looking and historical corporate event
datasets including earnings dates, dividend dates, options expiration
dates, splits, spinoffs and a wide variety of investor-related
conferences. With access via machine-readable feeds or the Enchilada
online application, the company's award-winning data is widely
recognized for its unmatched accuracy and timeliness. For more
information, please visit www.WallStreetHorizon.com.
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