RIMES Signs Data Partnership with Consensus Economics

Consensus Economics’ Macroeconomic Forecasts Now Available on RIMES Managed Data Services.

February 19, 2019. NEW YORK – RIMES Technologies, the leading provider of managed data and RegTech services, has entered into a data distribution agreement with Consensus Economics, a leading provider of macroeconomic forecast data. From today, the history of Consensus Economics’ expectational data will be available on RIMES Managed Data Services (MDS). The data will be accessible in a feed-ready format; enabling firms to immediately onboard Consensus Economics’ Consensus Forecasts™ into their operational systems.

Consensus Economics’ data and publications bring together the latest forecasts and views of the world’s leading economists; spanning over 80 nations in the G7 Industrialized Nations, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin American regions. The partnership with RIMES provides a new channel to disseminate this data to financial sector firms for immediate use in operational feeds. RIMES is unique in that it is the only service provider able to deliver both the Consensus Average, and individual contributor level forecasts.

Patrick Walsh, Global Head of Content Management at RIMES, commented: “Our partnership with Consensus Economics represents a highly strategic alliance for RIMES. The agreement adds to our growing reference data capabilities and significantly increases the macroeconomic data available to our clients. Partnerships like this are central in our efforts to build on our benchmarks data leadership to provide clients across the buy- and sell-sides with the industry’s most comprehensive managed data services.”

Consensus Economics, commented: “For thirty years we’ve provided investors, researchers, analysts and business planners with highly accurate and complete short-, medium- and long-term forecasts. Our new partnership with RIMES provides us with an important new route into the financial services sector that perfectly complements our existing distribution capabilities. Together, we will be able to provide financial sector firms with macroeconomic forecasts they can rely on and in whatever format they require.”

RIMES MDS is designed to help firms become more agile, streamlined and operationally efficient. The Consensus Forecasts data is available on RIMES MDS in three variants: daily, monthly, and longer-term 5-10 year metrics. All 3 data sets, each covering 4 geographic regions are updated to incorporate new forecasts or forecast revisions, as these are released.

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RIMES is an award-winning data management and compliance specialist that truly understands the challenges faced by its customers. It serves over 350 asset managers, owners, servicers and banks in 40 countries including 60 of the 100 largest global asset managers and 9 of the 10 largest custodians by TAUM. www.rimes.com

Consensus Economics, founded in 1989, is the world’s leading international economic survey organization and polls more than 700 economists each month to obtain their latest forecasts and views. Our surveys cover Individual and Consensus (Mean, High and Low) Scenario Estimates for the principal macroeconomic indicators including GDP growth, inflation, production, interest rates and exchange rates in over 100 countries, as well as more than 40 Key Energy and Metal prices.


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