Exclusive: Macrobond Announces Partnership with FactSet
Macrobond, one of the leading global macroeconomic and financial data providers, today announced a partnership with FactSet, a well-known financial data firm, to deliver comprehensive insights related to the global equity markets.
In a press release shared exclusively with Finance Magnates, Macrobond mentioned that the new dataset combines FactSet’s deep insights into individual stocks with Macrobond’s cutting-edge platform for top-down analysis.
As a result, it allows users to efficiently develop an aggregated view of the market by sector, index, country, and other different categories. In addition to the mentioned insights, users will be able to take advantage of a broad range of data such as ownership and corporate governance.
Commenting on the latest announcement, Howard Rees, Chief Commercial Officer at Macrobond, said: “Economists, strategists, and asset allocators will welcome a credible new entrant that combines traditional measures, such as PE and EPS estimates, with more topical data such as ESG and investor sentiment. The expansive library of traditional content and alternative data allows additional themes, such as the number of women holding board positions, to be researched and analyzed to support investment decisions and builds on Macrobond’s market-leading position as a supplier of top-down ESG/SRI time-series data.”
Macrobond is one of the leading sources of economic intelligence. According to the company, more than 4,000 finance professionals around the world are using Macrobond’s services.
In the last 12 months, Macrobond enhanced its services significantly and announced several appointments to accelerate its global expansion. The company expanded its capabilities in key markets including China and opened an office in Stockholm.
“Macrobond has an impressive platform for analyzing macroeconomics and aggregate financial data. We are very excited to bring FactSet’s Quant Factor Library into this ecosystem. Our partnership enables Macrobond users to leverage powerful equity signals across dozens of global universes for macro research, quant modeling, and monitoring markets,” Bijan Beheshti, Vice President and Director of Strategy, Risk and Quantitative Analytics at FactSet, mentioned in the recent announcement.
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