In the fast-paced world of the stock market, current news is old news. With the nature of this digital age, people want to be ahead of the trend.
This is where Derwent Capital Markets come in. In February 2011 the company launched a hedge fund using Twitter for investment information, which used analysis from the sentiment and emotion-related tweets.
Following research carried out at the University of Indiana in 2011, it was found that sentiment tweets had a strong correlation to the course of the Dow Jones. It was only logical that Derwent Capital put this finding to practical use.
Now, Derwent Capital Markets (DCM Capital) have launched the world’s first trading platform, along with the FTSE 100 stock list, using sentiment indicators.
This comes as big news to traders looking to get the edge on