Moody’s Analytics has expanded in the public finance sector with a new service that aims to provide an easy-to-navigate interface on issuer, obligor, and sale data.
Moody’s CreditView — U.S. Public Finance will offer credit professionals a comprehensive and streamlined view of municipal ratings, research, key credit metrics, and economic data and commentary, the company said Tuesday.
“The launch of Moody’s CreditView — U.S. Public Finance underscores our commitment to innovation, product development and improving the client experience,” said Andrea Blackman, managing director of product strategy and marketing for Moody’s Analytics. “By offering a consolidated view of our ratings and research, market participants can quickly identify and manage risk opportunities.”
A bond selection tool will enable usersto scan issuers, obligors, and sales information without having to switch between multiple views.
Users will also get data and commentary from Moody’s Analytics economic and consumer Credit Analytics team, including Précis state and metro-area data and commentary on strengths and weaknesses, as well as US Macro and Regional Outlooks from the Dismal Scientist economics website.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody’s Corporation, was established in 2007 to focus on non-rating activities, separate from Moody’s Investors Service. It provides economic research regarding risk, performance, and financial modeling, as well as consulting, training and software services.
Moody’s CreditView was launched 2011 to cover the corporate finance, financial institutions, insurance and sovereign sectors. A structured finance service was introduced in 2012.