HONG KONG and NEW YORK, June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ®, a business unit of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI), today announced a significant expansion of third-party credit research on its platform covering rated entities in ten countries across the Asia-Pacific region. As a result of a series of recently completed commercial agreements with local credit ratings agencies in East and Southeast Asia, subscribers to the S&P Capital IQ desktop can now access research, ratings, insights and recommendations from over 400 sell side, industry or specialty firms that cover more than 28,000 public and private companies throughout APAC. In addition, users can also obtain earnings estimates on 19,000 companies across the entire globe, including many companies listed on Asia-Pacific stock exchanges.
"We are very committed to investors in the Asia-Pacific capital markets, especially those who need to assess the risks affiliated with investing in different countries' asset classes, sectors, companies or currencies," said Keith Ackerman, Managing Director, S&P Capital IQ. "Our coverage of ASEAN countries as well as India, South Korea, Japan and China only continues to deepen."
Sources for this credit information on the S&P Capital IQ desktop include CRISIL Ratings, a division of McGraw Hill Financial (India), Japan Credit Rating Agency (Japan), NICE Investors Services Co., Ltd(S. Korea), Taiwan Ratings Corporation (Taiwan), TRIS Rating Co., Ltd (Thailand), Lanka Rating Agency Limited (Sri Lanka), Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad (Malaysia), China Lianhe Credit Rating Co., Ltd. (China), and PT Pefindo Credit Rating Indonesia Ltd. (Indonesia.) The addition of their content enhances S&P Capital IQ's ability to provide a single point of access to a combination of data, information and insights, including company fundamentals, earnings estimates, analytics, credit ratings and credit research produced by S&P Ratings Research as well as leading third party ratings agencies and investment banks, including China International Capital Corporation (CICC), Maybank, HSBC, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan.
S&P Capital IQ, named Best Research Provider in 2014 and Best Analytics Provider in 2015 by Inside Market Data, features an Aftermarket Research Collection that includes more than 15 million research reports from over 1,600 third party research firms located in over 120 countries. Among other highly respected Asia Pacific research providers available in S&P Capital IQ's extensive Aftermarket Research collection are CIMB, Haitong Securities, Korea Investment & Securities (KIS), DBS Vickers, and National Australia Bank.
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