Press Release

Fitch Solutions Makes Strong Showing in FocusEconomics' Analyst Forecast Awards 2019

Global / Thu 30 May, 2019

Fitch Solutions-London-30 May 2019: Fitch Solutions is pleased to announce that it has been named amongst the most accurate economic and commodities forecasters globally at FocusEconomics Analyst Forecast Awards 2019.

FocusEconomics is a global provider of economic analysis and commodity price forecasts. It ranks core macroeconomic and commodity price forecasts from 350 institutions and 1000+ economists who submit forecasts to FocusEconomics each month. Each year FocusEconomics announce the top forecasters for the year, based on the accuracy of their forecasts.

In total, Fitch Solutions was named top forecaster for macroeconomic indicators in 25 different countries including the Eurozone, Canada, the US, as well as several frontier and emerging markets, and top overall forecaster for Luxembourg and the Philippines. Fitch Solutions was also named top forecaster for US Natural Gas prices over 2018 and also amongst the top three forecasters for Corn and Zinc.

Fitch Solutions made a particularly strong showing in the 2019 awards' U.S. forecasts section and came first for fiscal balance forecasts.

Lyndsey Anderson, Head of Fitch Solutions Macro Research, said: "We are very pleased by this recognition from FocusEconomics. It reflects the strong research Fitch Solutions has been producing, particularly on emerging and frontier markets."

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