Nasdaq OMX adds MasterCard spending reports to data service
15 May 2014 | 4187 views | 0
Nasdaq OMX has added MasterCard's SpendingPulse and Sector Insights reports to its global data products subscription service, providing buy-side investors with access to detailed information on consumer spending activity.
The monthly SpendingPulse report provides a macro-economic view of consumer spending trends across markets, drawing on national retail sales and aggregated sales activity from the MasterCard network, as well as estimates for other payment forms.
Meanwhile, Sector Insights offers a weekly snap of retail sales trends within key industry sectors.
Brian Hyndman, SVP, global information services, Nasdaq OMX, says: "The breadth and depth of consumer data available in MasterCard's reports is unmatched in the industry, and it is what investment professionals around the world need to help inform investment decisions for their clients."