Thomson Reuters Groups with Amareos and Oddup for First Asia Apps On Eikon

Thomson Reuters (NYSE:TRI) has added the primary Asian apps to a rising checklist of third celebration apps out there on its Eikon monetary information platform’s App Studio, which additional demonstrates a development within the monetary {industry} in the direction of collaborative programs because the drivers of future success.

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In partnership with Hong Kong fintech startups Amareos and Oddup, the brand new Asia-focused apps will likely be distributed on to Eikon customers globally.

With Eikon’s App Studio, third celebration builders can create best-of-breed functions only for their customers, or make them out there to the broader {industry}, whereas offers an open platform for professionals to entry specialised apps and streamline workflow wants.

Commenting on the launch, James Mirfin, Managing Director, North Asia at Thomson Reuters mentioned: “On the core of Thomson Reuters is openness at each stage of the monetary ecosystem. The brand new apps mark our first important step in the direction of participating third-party Fintech builders in Asia to drive innovation and to create distinctive differentiated contents for Eikon customers. By combining our firm’s know-how and information with Amareos’ and Oddup’s apps and experience, our purchasers will profit from extra decisions and data to help them in making extra knowledgeable selections.”

Launched in March 2015, Amareos is a Hong Kong-based fintech start-up which has developed a instrument to visualise market sentiment by analysing tens of millions of reports articles and social media posts in a matter of seconds in order that traders can see the psychological state of worldwide markets. Amareos at the moment tracks greater than 9,000 underlying devices in varied asset lessons. As well as, the corporate is one among eight start-ups collaborating within the SuperCharger FinTech Accelerator Programme supported by Customary Chartered, Baidu and Tuspark.

“We’re delighted to announce the official launch of the Amareos App on the Eikon App Studio. This can be a key milestone for Amareos making our product out there to 150,000 customers globally as we place ourselves because the definitive, industry-standard Sentiment Analytics and Visualization supplier for measuring the worldwide markets feelings for nations, commodities, currencies and corporations. This milestone consolidates our already sturdy and international partnership with Thomson Reuters,” mentioned Philippe El-Asmar, co-founder and CEO of Amareos.

The primary of its variety in Asia

Regarding the second app on Eikon App Studio, Oddup, it offers scores on startups thus enabling related customers to remain on prime of this rising world and helps traders make extra knowledgeable selections. The app hyperlinks to Thomson Reuters monetary information in compiling a comparability between a start-up and a public listed firm.

The app makes use of many components to give you an total score for a startup together with merchandise, development, location, workforce, market, {industry}, and rivals. Utilizing its personal patent-pending scoring methodology, a rating of 1-100 is awarded finally, with a better rating suggesting a more healthy, much less dangerous startup.

Based in 2014 by James Giancotti and Jackie Lam, Oddup is headquartered in Hong Kong, but additionally has a worldwide community of analysts in every nation it covers. The corporate has plans to open a London workplace subsequent yr.

“We’re proud to accomplice with Thomson Reuters. Our core intention is to equip the Thomson Reuters Eikon group with insights on startups. Making an knowledgeable resolution is important in terms of startup investing. By integrating with Thomson Reuters information on publicly listed corporations, Eikon now has dependable information and detailed evaluation on startups”, mentioned James Giancotti, CEO of Oddup.

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