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Moody’s Analytics Wins at FocusEconomics Analyst Forecast Awards

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Moody’s Analytics, a global provider of financial and economic intelligence, has won 10 categories in the 2019 FocusEconomics Analyst Forecast Awards.

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#1 GDP Forecaster – Japan
#1 GDP Forecaster – United States
#1 Inflation Forecaster – France
#1 Inflation Forecaster – Mexico
#1 Inflation Forecaster – United Kingdom
#1 Exchange Rate Forecaster – Singapore
#1 Exchange Rate Forecaster – United Kingdom
#1 Fiscal Balance Forecaster – Croatia
#1 Fiscal Balance Forecaster – Luxembourg
#1 Current Account Forecaster – Switzerland

We also earned the award for #3 Best Overall Forecaster – Singapore.

To determine the top economic forecasting firms in these annual rankings, FocusEconomics assesses the accuracy of forecasts submitted to its monthly survey over a 24-month period. The 11 awards we received this year reflect the accuracy of our macroeconomic forecasts for key indicators between January 2017 and December 2018.

“Our clients need reliable economic forecasts for risk management, compliance, and strategic planning,” said Cris deRitis, Deputy Chief Economist. “They trust Moody’s Analytics to help them make decisions with confidence. We value that trust and are especially pleased by this recognition from FocusEconomics because it speaks to the accuracy of our forecasts.”

Moody’s Analytics forecasts for market-moving indicators worldwide come from our Global Macroeconomic Model. Nearly all global economic activity is accounted for in the 12,000 economic, demographic, and financial time series it produces.

The Global Macroeconomic Model is available through the Moody’s Analytics Scenario Studio platform, which lets users generate economic scenarios and forecasts in a collaborative real-time environment supported by rigorous governance processes.

We routinely assess the accuracy of our economic projections, and share those findings. This article details our thinking and assumptions in late 2017 as we considered the outlook for 2018, and compares our forecasts with what transpired.

The FocusEconomics awards add to our growing list of industry recognition.

About Moody’s Analytics

Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools to help business leaders make better, faster decisions. Our deep risk expertise, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology help our clients confidently navigate an evolving marketplace. We are known for our industry-leading and award-winning solutions, made up of research, data, software, and professional services, assembled to deliver a seamless customer experience. We create confidence in thousands of organizations worldwide, with our commitment to excellence, open mindset approach, and focus on meeting customer needs. For more information about Moody’s Analytics, visit our website or connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Moody's Analytics, Inc. is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO). Moody’s Corporation reported revenue of $4.4 billion in 2018, employs approximately 13,200 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries.

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Justin Bursztein
Moody’s Analytics Communications
001.212.553.1163

Kat Soumilova
Moody’s Analytics Communications
001.212.553.1177

Moody’s Analytics Media Relations

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