NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Solutions was named “Best Research Provider” at the 16th annual Inside Market Data Awards and Inside Reference Data Awards on May 23, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis in New York City.
“Fitch is pleased to be recognized by Inside Market Data, the industry leading financial technology publication, amongst strong competitors in investor research for our high quality debt market and macro intelligence research,” said Ranjit Tinaikar, President of Fitch Solutions. “This award reflects our commitment to content from senior research analysts that is relevant and our continued investment in the Fitch Connect platform to deliver research.”
Fitch Solutions provides debt market research from Fitch Ratings across sectors and regions and in 2017 added country risk intelligence from BMI Research to Fitch Connect. In addition, Fitch Solutions has added several user enhancements to Fitch Connect including new search and discovery features to surface more relevant content for users and a curated news service. Fitch Connect News is a unique news services that uses machine learning and text mining technologies to gauge news sentiment on a user-defined portfolio of banks, curated from thousands of global sources. The service applies a 'negativity algorithm' against entity and portfolio content which customers can use to inform credit risk decisions.
“The breadth of coverage, easy analyst access and transparency of ratings models in our research is really what sets Fitch apart and we are honored to be recognized by the industry at a time when budgets are pressured from MiFID II and customers are searching for a single solution,” added Dr. Tinaikar.
Fitch Connect delivers content seamlessly through multiple channels – Web, Feeds, API and Excel Add-In – to power a variety of consumption models. Launched with 60 users in 2016, Fitch Connect now has more than 6,000 users.
More information about Fitch Solutions is available at: www.fitchsolutions.com.
About Fitch Solutions
Fitch Solutions is a world-leading provider of credit intelligence and the primary distributor of Fitch Ratings content. Today, 90% of the world's leading financial institutions, multinational companies, governmental bodies, and consulting firms based in more than 118 countries depend on Fitch content to inform their business decisions.
Fitch Solutions is part of Fitch Group, a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.