Data Explorers’ short-selling data integrated on the FactSet platform
New York, NY - 11 June 2009
Data Explorers, the industry’s most complete source of short-selling and securities financing data, today announced it will deliver its data on FactSet Research Systems’ (NYSE:FDS | NSDQ:FDS) analytics platform. The integration of Data Explorers’ content with the market information on FactSet provides clients with access to unique, timely data and insights on the short side of the market.
“We are pleased to provide Data Explorers’ data on FactSet,” says Goran Skoko, Senior Vice President, Director of Product Development for Research and Market Data, FactSet. “We’ve no doubt that our clients will benefit from greater transparency on the activity of short sellers.”
Through this deal, Data Explorers’ unique short interest data will be tightly integrated with market fundamentals and modeling tools on FactSet. Financial professionals using FactSet will gain the advantage of having a preferential view on the short-side of the market, incorporated into the powerful, familiar tools and reports they use to inform their decisions.
“The introduction of Data Explorers’ data on FactSet gives investment professionals a comprehensive view of the activities of short sellers in a format ready to use in their models,” says Donal Smith, CEO, Data Explorers. “We’re delighted to be working with FactSet to deliver this unparalleled data view to the investment community.”