News Analytics:

Alternative Data That Feed Quantitative Strategies

  • 13 years of experience working in the field of News Analytics
  • 7 sentiment types, beyond positivity and negativity scores
  • Partial and full story scores
  • Normalised scores including News Volume.

We have created unique data for quantitative investors. Our depth of experience in alternative data goes back to 2005.  

Fintech News Sentiment Big Data & TrueText (NLP) AI Engine for Data Scouts or Quantitative Analysts (quants)

Study the Relationship Between
News Sentiment Data and Price Data

Acuity is a pioneer in bringing actionable insight from news to financial participants. The Acuity Trutext big data application transforms unstructured text and opinions into data that can be consumed via our API to support automated decision making.

Try Acuity News Sentiment Data

We consume text from both traditional and modern media sources, including the Dow Jones news archive and we produce a variety of sentiment scores at both a sentence and story level every hour, 7 days a week.

The Acuity TruText engine is a big data application for producing Sentiment Indices that gauge different emotions of the public to financial assets traded in global markets. TruText uses a dictionary-based emotional text-classification algorithm, to extract unbiased meaning from large quantities of news and opinions.

What Coverage Do We Offer?

  • 50,000 + equities in 148 Countries
  • Indices, Commodities, Crypto and FX pairs
  • 7 years archive of Dow Jones Newswires and public web sources and news
Through our visualisations we offer data from two news sources, one being the Dow Jones Newswires, and the second being open web sources. However, we recommend only the Dow Jones Newswires service for our quantitative clients.
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Who Is It For?

Quantitative analysts or Risk managers can incorporate news sentiment data into a quantitative model.  We offer a rich archive of seven years to enable investors to backtest their strategies.

Quantitative Investors

News sentiment data and visualisations support trading decisions for quantitative investors that are looking for alpha from an alternative source.

Risk Managers

News sentiment data is valued by Risk Managers for an uncorrelated view of the market to supplement their current models.

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Our depth of experience in alternative data goes back to 2005 when news analytics technology was in its infancy and limited in the type of sentiment it could analyse. With this we believe we have created some unique data for quantitative investors.

What Is the Difference?

  • 13 years of experience working in the field of News Analytics
  • 7 years archive of Dow Jones Newswires and public web sources
  • 7 sentiment types, beyond positivity and negativity scores
  • Partial and full story scores
  • Normalised scores including News Volume
  • Leaders in News Sentiment Visualisation to accompany data feeds
  • Unique data for quantitative investors to backtest their strategies

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