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Polling - Reuters Polls

An overview of Polling - Reuters Polls 

  • Reuters Polls are surveys of expert opinion, offering views of what top forecasters in financial markets are thinking, traceable to a particular point in time.
  • Forecasters include economists and financial markets strategists from both sell- and buy-side, plus independent researchers and some academics.
  • Polling history of detailed forecasts and consensus estimates for 900+ economic indicators, foreign exchange, central bank interest rate policy, money market rates, and bond yields.

Key facts 

  • Data format
    CSV
    HTML
    Java Script Object Notation (JSON)
    PDF
    Python
    Text
    User Interface
    XML
  • Delivery mechanism
    API
    Desktop
    Digital Files
    Excel
  • Publishing frequency
    Event-Based
    On Demand
    Varies

Features & Benefits

What you get with Polling - Reuters Polls 

  • Historical consensus and detailed contributor forecasts available for many series.
  • Highest quality sample size covering both quantitative as well as qualitative aspects of polls (i.e. sentiment changes).
  • Reuters provides exclusive analysis of the data, calling out extreme views and flagging turning points when the consensus may not have moved.
  • Considered the market benchmark and often quoted in central bank policy documents and market research.
  • Our polling apps offer intuitive visual graphics of market expectations.
  • Snapshot approach to polls provides clean consensus and point-in-time analysis capability.
  • Contributors include top economists, buy/sell-side research analysts, strategists and research think-tanks who also provide insightful commentaries on forecasts. Consensus on probabilities of various outcomes for major central bank rate decisions.
  • Nimble and agile, with dedicated staff able to turn around a consensus on a change in expectations very quickly after key market events.

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Data Formats:
CSV
XML
Java Script Object Notation (JSON)
User Interface
Python
Delivery Mechanisms:
API
Desktop
Excel
Publishing Frequencies:
Event-Based
Varies
On Demand

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Data Formats:
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Delivery Mechanisms:
API
Desktop
Publishing Frequencies:
Event-Based
Varies

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Data Formats:
PDF
Text
Delivery Mechanisms:
Digital Files
Publishing Frequencies:
On Demand

Workspace

Refinitiv Workspace delivers a powerful combination of information, analytics and exclusive news on financial markets – delivered in an elegant and intuitive desktop and mobile interface.
Data Formats:
CSV
XML
Java Script Object Notation (JSON)
User Interface
Python
Delivery Mechanisms:
API
Desktop
Excel
Publishing Frequencies:
Event-Based
Varies
On Demand

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