Alternative Data News and Insight

All news

Nowcasting COVID-19 (Part II)

In Part II, we continue our assessment of alternative datasets that can enhance nowcasting models. In this report, we focus on the datasets that track business activity, consumer spending, oil prices, inflation and central bank sentiment.


The number of new business registrations is an indicator of economic health. Some experts claim that SMBs hire more employees than larger firms, and therefore provide a more accurate gauge for unemployment.

Request a Neudata trial

We'd like to know a bit more about you and your business, so we can deal with your request efficiently.
We take your privacy seriously and handle your personal data in line with our privacy statement.

We use your email address as part of allowing you access to your account and in order to provide you details with our products that might be of interest to you

Analyst Contact

Julia Asri Meigh Head of ESG Data Research (London)

Relevant Neudata Scout reports

Contact us to get access