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London, United Kingdom, 2014/01/28 - Alliance News Limited announces the launch of its equities news streaming service on two leading UK investor platforms from Morningstar UK Ltd, a subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent invest - AllianceNews.com.
Alliance News Web, which provides streaming news on all 2,400 UK-listed companies, is now available on morning star dot co dot uk, a website that provides investor education, independent analysis on stocks and funds and online portfolio management tools. The news streaming service is also now available on Morningstar Company Intelligence, Morningstar’s premium-access research service for in-depth data on listed companies, their directors and other company fundamentals.
Alliance News Chief Executive Officer Tom Waite;
"Our goal at Alliance News to serve UK investors and their advisors by reporting news on every listed company, big and small, fits perfectly with the investment tools and analysis that Morningstar offers in the UK and globally."
Alliance News Web provides up to 200 news items per day, covering company announcements, UK and major international economic news, and market reporting. Popular features included morning and midday briefings, as well as summaries of broker rating changes, top news, and share-price winners and losers.
In addition to Alliance News Web, the company produces Alliance News Professional and Alliance News Investor for market-data terminals and trading applications. It operates from a dedicated newsroom in a former news type factory south of Blackfriars Bridge in central London.
Morningstar.co.uk Managing Editor Holly Cook comments:
“Our mission at Morningstar is to create great products that help investors reach their financial goals. Being able to offer users of Morningstar.co.uk and Company Intelligence access to timely and accurate news on UK-listed companies, right down to AIM stocks, is crucial to our mission and we’re very pleased to have Alliance News doing exactly that for our users.”
About Alliance News Limited
Alliance News Limited (alliancenews.com) was formed in 2013 by three news and market-data industry veterans, with a combined 50 years’ experience primarily with Dow Jones Newswires. The service was launched in October 2013.
About Morningstar UK and Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar UK is a subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, and retirement plan providers and sponsors. Morningstar provides data on approximately 437,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 10 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious metals, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. Morningstar also offers investment management services through its registered investment advisor subsidiaries and has approximately $176 billion in assets under advisement or management as of Sept. 30, 2013. The company has operations in 27 countries.