In June 2016, the United Kingdom voted on a referendum on whether or not to remain in the European Union. Multiple signals surfaced by Dataminr for Finance provided insight into polling results and early confirmation of a Leave victory helping clients prepare for the inevitable market impact.
Dataminr for Finance alerts on early results out of Sunderland
Dataminr for Finance discovers news from a pivotal race in the city of Sunderland that tilted 60% towards a Leave vote.
Other Labour sources suggest Leave vote could be as high as 60% in Sunderland #EUref count.
Major news breaks the Sunderland vote 58 minutes after Dataminr notification.
Dataminr signals Leave victory
Dataminr for Finance pushes an alert from a senior Labour party member predicting a Leave victory.
BBC - 'A senior figure in the Labour party has said they now believe Leave is going to win..'
Local news confirms Brexit 55 minutes after Dataminr notified users of a Leave victory.