Launch of StreetAccount® in Canada complements expanded investment fund and ETF datasets

FactSet (NYSE:FDS) (NASDAQ:FDS), a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading service, announced that it is expanding its content offering in Canada. This expansion includes the launch of Canadian-specific coverage from StreetAccount, the real-time market intelligence news service, as well as investment fund information from Fundata Canada, Inc.

StreetAccount provides real-time company and sector news that matter to the investment industry. Its team of writers consists of previous industry professionals who use their experience as portfolio managers, analysts, and traders to report the stories that are important for investors. By expanding into Canada, StreetAccount now provides clients with real-time news, start- and end-of-day market summaries, and tailored alerts for all companies trading on the TSX, TSX Venture, and Canadian Securities Exchange with a market cap of CA$25 million or higher. The service includes:

  • Breaking news directly from primary sources, including company press releases, regulatory filings, and court rulings;
  • Instant alerts for market-moving newspaper, TV, and blog reports for specified companies;
  • Real-time reports from company conference calls and presentations; and
  • Brokerage firm upgrades and downgrades and reporting from trading floors.

FactSet is also integrating Fundata’s market-leading Canadian fund content, including mutual, segregated, pooled, and hedge funds into the FactSet workstation. Clients will benefit from seamless access to these datasets, in addition to a FactSet-built Canadian Mutual Fund profile. This profile provides reference, pricing, performance and holdings data across multiple market monitoring tools and interactive charting, allowing clients to integrate Canadian mutual fund data more efficiently into workflows.

Source:  FactSet Press Release