Fitch Adds Features to Connect Analytics Platform07.10.2018 By John D'Antona Editor, Traders Magazine
Fitch Solutions has introduced new features to further enhance users’ experience on Fitch Connect, its innovative, robust and comprehensive credit analytics and macro intelligence platform. As part of the latest series of updates, Fitch Connect now includes:
Interactive charts – Users now have the ability to explore and download over 13,000 credit and macroeconomic data items across different entities and geographies to create interactive charts, graphs, and maps that can be incorporated into their own reports and analysis.
Fitch Ratings Transition & Default Data – The ability to explore the full Fitch Ratings historical data set of transition and defaults and compare the stability and transition of ratings on a geographical and/or industry basis for single or multiple countries and sectors.
Research Snippets – To improve the ease of identifying relevant content, users are now able to identify the number of keyword mentions and navigate to the specific location within a document to see the keyword in context.
Research Briefings – Users can subscribe to relevant email alerts from BMI Research discussing up-to-date industry trends
“We are excited by the continuing enhancements to our Fitch Connect platform and are committed to understanding and responding to the evolving content and capability needs of our users,” said Brian Filanowski, Global Head of Product, Fitch Solutions.
“These new updates reflect user feedback to further help them explore trends in data, use a robust data set of credit actions to benchmark their internal rating models for accuracy and measure the quality of Fitch Ratings’ credit assessments, ” Filanowski added.
Learn more about Fitch Connect at: https://www.fitchsolutions.com/site/fitchsolutions-home/fitchconnect
Fitch Solutions provides credit and macro intelligence solutions helping clients to excel at managing their counterparty risk, gain deeper insights into the debt and fixed income markets, and get comprehensive intelligence about the macroeconomic environment. Our solutions, powered by Fitch Connect, are built on our history of credit, macro and industry expertise to help you make more informed 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, a leader in diversified media, information and services.
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