The Augvest discussion held on 13 July 2017 was focused on data and analytics provided by: 

Jens Nordvig's flagship product pieces together multiple datasets to nowcast intervention in currency markets by the People's Bank of China (PBOC). Instead of building a black box, Exante has used human intelligence and intuition to determine how best to combine its various data sources.

Beyond helping FX traders predict and validate official PBOC numbers before they are printed, Exante yields insight into broader capital controls in China. These have come to affect multiple asset classes and markets globally.

A short overview of China Flow Analytics is available here.

Sandalwood Advisors offers access to credit card, online purchasing, and mall data for mainland China. The credit card transactions cover effectively all purchases on Chinese credit cards, including ones made abroad.

A short summary of their offerings is available here.

If you would like to be introduced to the panelists, email us.