April 15, 2019

Refinitiv and Caixin Media Group create extensive partnership to provide smarter China insights for global investors

Caixin Media’s English news, Belt & Road Initiative indices and other unique content now available through financial markets desktop Eikon. 

Beijing/Hong Kong/London – Refinitiv has unveiled an extensive partnership with China’s leading media group Caixin, enabling the global financial community to make smarter investment decisions through key insights into the China market, including the Belt & Road Initiative which is designed to drive world trade. Available through Refinitiv’s financial markets desktop Eikon, the comprehensive data and news partnership will allow users to stay ahead of the latest developments in China.

Caixin Media is among the most influential financial media in China and is widely accepted as a representative of independent investigative journalism. It is also a key information source for many investors, decision-makers and research institutes.

In addition to Caixin Media’s English news, four Belt and Road indices designed by Caixin Insight, including the general index, capital flow index, physical trading index and bilateral relationship index, as well as the Belt and Road monthly report are now live and available on Eikon. Eikon customers will also receive eight CEBM real time research reports on a monthly basis, presenting a comprehensive analysis of China’s macro-economy.

As the partnership deepens, the two sides plan to work closely together to provide further insight into Chinese ESG (Environment, Social and Governance indexes) performance, Caixin’s new economy index (NEI), Chinese News and research reports.

“The global demand for content and analysis on China is increasing at an unprecedented rate. Refinitiv is committed to meeting these growing customer needs by connecting global markets through data, trading and insights. Our exciting new partnership with Caixin is a core part of a strategic campaign to bring China and other emerging markets to the world. As China continues to internationalise, we will further enrich our China data and content to make it even more intuitive for domestic and global investors to interact with,” said Stuart Brown, Global Head of Emerging & Frontier Markets at Refinitiv.

“Caixin reports China from an insider and independent perspective. We are delighted to bring our insights to international investors through partnerships with leading information providers,” said Li Xin, Vice President of Caixin Media and Managing Director of Caixin Global. “Refinitiv is one such partner whom we are excited to work with, to provide more in-depth China-related content and data to the world.”

 “Refinitiv is delighted to establish a new partnership with Caixin Media, a leading financial media organisation in China. Through this agreement, the two organisations have committed to providing more timely and comprehensive information to enable global customers to better understand the latest developments in China, explore new investment opportunities and make smarter decisions. We believe it will be a key step for establishing strategic partnership between Refinitiv and Caixin in the near future,” said Nicole Chen, Managing Director, China at Refinitiv.

Earlier this year, Refinitiv launched a new app on Eikon, BRI Connect, to provide global investors with unparalleled access to data, information and insights concerning China’s Belt and Road Initiative. 

About Refinitiv

Refinitiv is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, serving over 40,000 institutions in approximately 190 countries. It provides leading data and insights, trading platforms, and open data and technology platforms that connect a thriving global financial markets community – driving performance in trading, investment, wealth management, regulatory compliance, market data management, enterprise risk and fighting financial crime. For more information visit: www.Refinitiv.com

About Caixin

Caixin Media is a media group of professional journalists and editors who generate high-quality original content, and are dedicated to providing financial and business news. Its platforms include websites, mobile apps, periodicals, video programs, books and conferences. As a pioneer of China's independent media, Caixin is known for its in-depth investigative reporting and is regarded as the most credible Chinese media and an essential reference for the international business community to understand China.


Silke Marsh
Director, Regional Communications, Asia Pacific at Refinitiv
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Roby Liu
Business Communications, China at Refinitiv
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