London and New York, NY - Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, today announced that PIA-First’s independent research is now available on Markit Hub, a web and iPad platform that gives users access to financial research and content from global banks and third party providers.
PIA-First is an independent, high frequency strategy service for trading and trade timing for institutional clients. The company delivers market sentiment analysis and strategies in fixed income and equity index futures, and an array of spot FX crosses in a format that favours speed of use.
Heidi Johnson, Managing Director and Head of Markit Hub at Markit, said: “We are delighted to add another independent research provider to Markit Hub. The addition of PIA-First’s content to Markit Hub will give our users easy access to a wealth of premium information for their high frequency strategies.”
Peter Shepherd, Managing Director at PIA-First, said: “Markit Hub is an impressive platform for market information and fits neatly with the way PIA-First delivers its market analysis and trade timing. We therefore look forward to PIA-First’s specialist and independent service becoming a seamless enhancement to the information the Markit Hub community already receives.”
Markit Hub’s single sign-on technology, aggregated headlines and advanced navigation and filtering tools provide fast, customised access to a rich content set. Following a redesign in early January 2012, Markit Hub now features new functionality designed to enable users to find, view and organise their content even faster.- Ends -
PIA-First is a trading division of PIA – First Capital Limited, an appointed representative of Price Information Advantage Limited (FSA Reg. No. 475828). For the past 10 years the analysis of the PIA-First team has been entrusted by 1,300 institutional clients. Banks, Central Banks, Hedge Funds, Pension Funds, Proprietary traders, brokers and Corporates have all found the PIA-First service provides powerful trade strategies and trade timing across a range of markets and asset classes.