Outsell, Inc., a research and advisory firm for the information industry worldwide, has announced publication of its annual MarketView report, Credit & Financial Information: 2006 Market Size, Share, Forecast, and Trend Report. Outsell forecasts that this segment will achieve a five-year compound annual growth rate of 8.6% through 2009, to reach $45.1 billion. The report covers players in the financial information sub-segment like Reuters and Bloomberg, as well as those in credit information such as Standard & Poor's, Moody's Experian, and ChoicePoint.
Key findings of the report, include: Top 10 financial information companies include Reuters, Bloomberg, Thomson Financial, Fidelity National Information Solutions, Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, Interactive Data Corporation, FactSet Research Systems, Standard & Poor's, Daily Mail & General Trust, and Morningstar. Top 10 credit information companies include Standard & Poor's, Moody's, Experian, TransUnion, Equifax, ChoicePoint, D&B, Fitch, Fair Isaac, and Teikoku Databank; trends propelling growth include globalization of investments, diversification of asset classes, algorithmic trading, and a worldwide focus on risk mitigation; regulation will be a key driver of change, fueling demand for comprehensive reference and risk-evaluation data; and continued globalization of investments and integration of capital markets will also spell opportunity for companies that can provide deeper, more advanced analytics, and adapt to local market trends. Companies that would like to purchase this report should go to Outsell's website.