Q1: How is General Access different from Global Access?
A:With a Global Access, you will be able to download historical PD and AS data of all 70,000+ listed firms in the CRI database, and you will have the access to all functions on the CRI website. In comparison, a General Access will only provide you the access to 5,000 selected listed firms, and you will not be able to use the “Data Download” function on the CRI website.
For steps of applying the Global Access, please refer to our Website User Guide .
Q2: What data products does CRI provide? How can I access them?
A: CRI data products are available on our website free of charge, and can be accessed through the “SMART DATA” dropdown menu or via below links:
Corporate PD & AS
Aggregate level PD & AS
Default number distributions with default correlation (please switch to the third tab)
Corporate Vulnerability Index
Cri Systemically Important Financial Institution (CriSIFI)
For more details, please refer to our Website User Guide.
Q3: What additional services are available?
A: We can provide customized data delivery services, bespoke PD models and credit analysis tools upon request. For more information, please contact us at email@example.com or call us at +65 65164116.
Q4: Can I use the CRI data for my own research?
A: We support academic usage. Please be reminded to cite the use of our data properly in the below format:
Source: National University of Singapore, CRI database. Available at: http://nuscri.org [Accessed DDMMYYYY].
If your paper is complete or published, please send one copy to us for records.
Q5: Can I use the data on this website for business purpose?
Q6: Are there any technical documents I can refer to?
A: The “Methodology” dropdown menu would provide you with technical foundation and details. You may also contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further queries.
Q7: Are there any other channels to access your data and reports?
Other channels to access CRI data:
Bloomberg: Available on the Bloomberg Terminal. Daily updated CVI data can be accessed by searching ‘CRII’.
Cbonds: Daily updated CVI data can be accessed at https://cbonds.com/company/cri/.
CriAT’s iRAP: Daily updated PD and PD risk factors data. For more information,
please visit www.criat.sg.
Refinitive’s Eikon: Available on the Eikon platform. Daily updated CRI PD and AS data can be accessed by searching “CRISINDEX”.
FTSE YieldBook: Available under Default-Adjusted Analytics in Yield Book platform. Historical PD data can be accessed through 'Historical Data Function' and Daily updated PD data can be accessed after purchase.
Other channels to access CRI Credit Briefs:
Bloomberg: Available on the Bloomberg Terminal. Search ‘CRII’.
Cbonds: Available on https://cbonds.com/company/cri/
or follow https://twitter.com/Cbonds_Global.
Dealing Matrix: Available on the DM Intl. platform. Navigate to the “Non-Domestic Bonds” dropdown menu and “International News” tab.
Refinitiv: Available on the Eikon platform. Navigate to the “Advanced Research Search” tab.
Q1: How frequently are the CRI data updated on this website?
A: The CRI data are updated daily. The update schedule are shown as bellow:
Asia-Pacific PD & AS – 8.30am SGT;
European, North American markets PD & AS – 2.30pm SGT;
Latin American market PD & AS – 3.30pm SGT;
Aggregate PD & AS – 3.30pm SGT;
CVI – 4.30pm SGT.
Q2: Why can’t I download the most recent data?
A: Our downloadable files provides monthly data for entire history with a 1-year lag. If you need more updated data or higher frequency of data, please contact us at email@example.com for customized arrangement.
Q3: I am new to the PD data and concepts, how to interpret these data?
A: You may take a look at our Weekly Credit Brief to get a sense on how our data is used to analyse recent market occurrences. It uses the CRI's novel technologies and toolboxes to provide the most up-to-date analyses for the widest range of audience. It provides you heuristic examples of using CRI data in industrial analysis.
Q4: Is rating information available?
A: We produce PD-implied Rating (PDiR). Please refer to the PDiR2.0 white paper for the PDiR mapping table and more technical details.
Q: Server Error (500) when I click on the “Data Download” button?
A: First, please check on your version of browser to make sure they are in latest version. Second, clean all your browsing history (choosing “Advanced” and time range of “All time”; cleaning the browsing and download history, cookies, and cached images & files) every time after you download the data.
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