FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ISI EMERGING MARKETS LAUNCHES TWO STAND ALONE COUNTRY PRODUCTS: KENYA & NIGERIA
New York, NY, May 4, 2006 - ISI Emerging Markets, the electronic publisher of emerging markets’ economic, financial and political news and information, today announced expanded coverage of its Africa region with the launch of 2 stand alone products for Nigeria and Kenya. The new products provide financial news, company and industry information as well as macroeconomics, offering an indispensable local and global perspective on economic issues and business opportunities in these countries.
James R. Hammond, ISI Emerging Markets' Executive Vice President, noted that "There are few places to go for reliable business information on Nigeria and Kenya. After extensive research and development, we’ve secured partnerships with the premier publishers and sources of information on these markets. We are proud to bring a research tool of this breadth covering these growing economies, where finding reliable information has traditionally been a tough challenge."
As with all ISI Emerging Markets products, these new country products include selected content from distinguished publishers such as the Financial Times, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), as well as over 60 locally and regionally produced information sources including The Standard, Daily Nation Kenya, Barclays Bank of Kenya, Vanguard Daily – Nigeria, SecTrust reports, Leadership Nigeria, and Central Bank of Nigeria.
Internet Securities (trading as ISI Emerging Markets), a subsidiary of Euromoney Institutional Investor, has a network of 29 offices around the globe. ISI products include EMIS (Emerging Markets Information Service - full text news articles, financial statements, company information, industry analyses, equity quotes, macroeconomic statistics and market-specific information), CEIC ( Asian time-series data), IFIS (Islamic Finance Information Service) and Intellinews (proprietary breaking news from Asia and emerging Europe). The company website is www.securities.com.
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