Nov 22, 2018, 08:12 ET
LONDON, November 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
ICIS, the world's largest petrochemical market information provider, has announced the launch of an enhanced customer platform and mobile application to further improve subscriber access to business-critical news and information.
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The ICIS customer platform features content spanning petrochemical, energy and fertilizer markets, and transforms raw data on 180 commodities and derivatives worldwide into actionable intelligence. Real-time news stories are published on the website every 15 minutes on average.
Recognising the importance of speed and discoverability, the new homepage gives users instant access to data and market updates. Expert insights, prices and charts are now accessible on a single page. The mobile application, available for both iOS and Android operating systems, ensures subscribers can keep up to date on market developments in real time.
"Serving our customers is at the heart of what we do, so we are delighted to announce the first step of our journey to provide a platform to help navigate complex market dynamics and anticipate the impact of change before it happens," said Rob Kolkman, Managing Director at ICIS.
"We understand that the markets we serve are fast-moving and dynamic, and that access to meaningful insight and news is crucial for customers. The new platform gives them a more intuitive user experience while maintaining the high-quality standards that ICIS customers have come to expect."
Combining content and data with analytics and technology, as well as deeper understanding of market needs, the customer platform and mobile application are designed to help customers make better-informed decisions, achieve better results and be more productive.
"The enhanced platform and mobile application are examples of our ongoing commitment to improving the customer experience," Kolkman said.
ICIS is the world's largest petrochemical market information provider, with divisions spanning energy and fertilizers. Our aim is to give companies in global commodities markets a competitive advantage by delivering valuable information and analytics tools which enable our customers to identify and react to opportunities in markets which are constantly evolving. We have more than 30 years' experience of providing pricing intelligence and news, forecast data, market analytics and independent consulting to buyers, sellers and analysts.
With a global staff of more than 600, ICIS has employees based in London, Houston, New York, Singapore, Dubai, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Beijing, Mumbai, Tokyo, Karlsruhe, and Milan. The ICIS Editorial team is engaged in reporting market prices and news, and ICIS is fully committed to upholding the highest journalistic principles of verification, corroboration and authentication. ICIS has a compliance framework that along with its methodologies and business processes adheres to the requirements of the IOSCO PRA Principles.
ICIS is a division of Reed Business Information, part of RELX Group.
About Reed Business Information
Reed Business Information provides information, analytics and data to business professionals worldwide. Our strong global products and services hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day. RBI is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional customers across industries. http://www.reedbusiness.com
About RELX Group
RELX Group is a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. The Group serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs about 30,000 people of whom almost half are in North America. The shares of RELX PLC, the parent company, are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RELX.
The total market capitalisation is approximately £32bn|€35.9bn|$40.9bn.
For more information about the platform please contact:
ICIS Client Services
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