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DEFINITION of 'Moody's Analytics '

A subsidiary of Moody's Corporation that offers tools, solutions and best practices for risk measurement and mitigation through its experience in economic research, credit analysis and financial risk management. Moody's Analytics enables its clients to understand the complexities of modern-day business and capitalize on market developments across industries around the world.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Moody's Analytics '

Moody's Analytics' areas of expertise include credit research; risk management; structured analytics; valuation; enterprise risk management; and economic and consumer credit analytics. The company delivers its products and services through a number of platforms - briefings and teleconferences with its analysts, web-based research, software tools and data services.

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