Euronext partners with Heckyl Technologies to provide sentiment analysis

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Co-operation with the information analytic specialist will alert investors to sentiment change in listed companies

Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, London and Paris –  2 November 2015– Euronext and Heckyl Technologies, a leading provider of news and data analytic solutions, today announced a partnership to provide sentiment data, market intelligence and trending news on all companies listed on Euronext’s markets. The sentiment data will be free of charge and available for retail investors in the first half of 2016 via Euronext’s Market Data app and later on also through web-delivered services.

Through Heckyl Technologies’ state of the art proprietary systems, data will be simultaneously gathered from hundreds of thousands of sources from all over the world, such as news websites and blogs, and presented as ready-to-use, actionable intelligence. The sentiment analysis will allow investors to be alerted to mood changes in a company’s value before the price itself moves.

“Heckyl Technologies are one of the most exciting start-ups in London’s Level39 fintech hub and this innovative service will enable investors to increase insight in stock market behaviour”, said Lee Hodgkinson, Head of Markets and Global Sales at Euronext.“Heckyl’s incredible technology, allied with their leading capability to harness the gargantuan and complex expanse of public information, intelligently converts disparate data items into intuitive, insightful and actionable outcomes for market users.”

Som Sagar, COO and Co-Founder of Heckyl Technologies, said,We are delighted that Euronext has chosen to work with Heckyl to provide this insight to their users. We have seen the very positive impact this has had with our existing users and know that it will be well received. We look forward to a long partnership with Euronext, rolling out additional innovation and content in the near future.

About Heckyl Technologies
Heckyl is a real-time data analytics company that brings news, price, fundamental and portfolio analysis through a single platform called FIND (Financial in News and Data). FIND can be used by a researcher, trader or an analyst to get actionable insights from both unstructured and structured data. The platform brings real-time news, information and market data from companies, businesses and global markets from around the world. Heckyl’s key advantage is its technology with sentiment-tagging, news – clustering and discovery engine that present ready-to-use, actionable intelligence in a fast-moving marketusing conventional and evolving data sets like Open Databases and Social Media.

Heckyl covers millions of sources from all over the world pertaining to over 40,000 listed equities, FX, Commodities and Macro Economic Events.

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About Euronext 
Euronext is the leading pan-European market infrastructure, connecting European economies to global capital markets, to accelerate innovation and sustainable growth. It operates regulated exchanges in Belgium, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and Portugal. With close to 2,000 listed equity issuers and around €6.9 trillion in market capitalisation as of end December 2021, it has an unmatched blue chip franchise and a strong diverse domestic and international client base. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets, one of Europe’s leading electronic fixed income trading markets and is the largest centre for debt and funds listings in the world. Its total product offering includes Equities, FX, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. The Group provides a multi-asset clearing house through Euronext Clearing, and custody and settlement services through Euronext Securities central securities depositories in Denmark, Italy, Norway and Portugal. Euronext also leverages its expertise in running markets by providing technology and managed services to third parties. In addition to its main regulated market, it also operates a number of junior markets, simplifying access to listing for SMEs. Euronext provides custody and settlement services through central securities depositories in Denmark, Italy, Norway and Portugal. 
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