London and New York, NY - Markit, a leading, global, financial information services company, today announced that BrightWire’s global industry and company news coverage 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.
BrightWire delivers breaking news using a combination of human intelligence and proprietary technology. The company has operation centres around the world with media analysts who constantly monitor every media source, in every language, and summarise relevant news in English. Its clients include asset management firms, investment and retail banks, and brokerage and trading firms.
Heidi Johnson, Managing Director and Head of Markit Hub at Markit, said: “The addition of BrightWire’s real-time news coverage will give Markit Hub users easy access to a wealth of information for their investment decisions and analysis requirements.”
John Cooper, CEO of BrightWire, said: “We are thrilled to be partnering with Markit Hub to bring valuable news and intelligence to financial services professionals about the companies and industries they focus on globally.”
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.
Notes to Editors
BrightWire, formerly known as Coverago, is the fastest, most comprehensive news provider enabling companies to capitalize on the globalization of media. BrightWire provides real-time English-language summaries of events breaking around the world from any news source in any language. Using a combination of human intelligence and proprietary technology, BrightWire finds the information search engines and conventional news outlets never reach, giving clients an unparalleled worldview of their interests. For more information, please see www.brightwire.com