SINGAPORE, 8 February 2017 — Asian Private Banker, a pan-Asian private bank-focused media outlet, has named Morningstar the winner in the “Best Market Intel Provider” category in its annual Technology Awards. Morningstar received the award for its extensive database and independent research capabilities.
The Asian Private Banker Technology Awards recognise innovative and practical vendors whose solutions are transforming the region’s private banking and wealth management industry. This year, Asian Private Banker considered more than 100 submissions across 16 categories from over 50 financial technology firms with private banking technology offerings in Asia. More information about the awards program is available at http://asianprivatebanker.com/awards.
“We are honoured to have won this award from the Asian Private Banker. We have always believed in the power of technology to help investors as they make decisions, either on their own or with the assistance of advisors and institutions,” Nick Cheung, Morningstar’s CEO in Asia, said. “This award recognised the depth, breadth, and quality of Morningstar’s global database, including a vast number of asset classes and real-time global market data. Our offerings allow clients the flexibility to personalise Morningstar’s ready-made tools or create custom solutions to seamlessly integrate into private banks’ existing technological infrastructure, which is valued through this recognition.”
Priyanka Boghani, Chairperson of the Judging Panel and Senior Reporter, Asian Private Banker, said, “Asia’s private banks depend on quality intelligence, and Morningstar has set itself apart from the competition with its extensive database of equity and fund data and independent research capabilities. We recognise Morningstar as the go-to provider of real-time pricing, corporate actions data, and historical data analysis in 2016.”