The »Bantleon Economists« are ranked among the best forecasters in the world for the US, France and Germany according to the »Thomson Reuters Starmine Awards«. »Thomson Reuters« has thus confirmed the view of data provider »Bloomberg«, which has praised the analysts’ exceptional forecasting skills for a number of years.
- »Bantleon Chief Economist« Dr Daniel Hartmann ranked fourth in the Thomson Reuters' forecast for key economic and inflation indicators for the Eurozone in 2017. In 2017, he was first for France (2016: first rank) and seventh out of 50 competitors with his forecasts for German indicators (2016: third rank). According to Bloomberg he has been one of the seven best forecasters globally since 2011 and regularly ranks among the »top five« (2011: first; 2014, 2017 and 2018: second).
- »Bantleon Analyst« Dr Andreas Busch ranked second in 2016 (2015: rank three) in the Thomson Reuters’ forecast for key US economic and inflation poll. According to Bloomberg he has been one of the top ten US economic forecasters since 2013.
- »Bantleon Analyst« Jörg Angelé ranked eighth in 2018 (2015: rank ten; 2016 and 2017: rank four) in the Thomson Reuters’ forecast for key German economic and inflation poll. According to Bloomberg he has been one of the top ten US economic forecasters since 2016.
Both »Bloomberg« and »Thomson Reuters« regularly name the world’s leading experts in terms of the accuracy of their forecasts concerning trends in the biggest economies. To produce their ranking lists, they look at a range of key indicators over a period of one year (»Thomson Reuters«) or two years (»Bloomberg«) and select the forecasters whose assessments have been close to spot-on most often. The indicators used include unemployment, gross domestic product, retail sales, industrial production and the consumer price index.