News Media Analytics in Finance: A Survey

Thomas Marty, Bruce J Vanstone, Tobias Hahn

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Abstract

We survey the works applying text analytics to the study of news media in financial markets beyond intraday horizons, and expand into the fundamental economic theory and concepts relevant to the field. We compare and contrast the news sources, textual analysis methods and empirical modelling approaches adopted within the literature. We distil and categorise the key empirical insights, and summarise the bibliographic history of the literature so far. While this rapidly growing field has yielded many exciting discoveries, there are a number of promising avenues for future research which will only benefit from continued advances in computational technology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1385-1434
Number of pages50
JournalAccounting and Finance
Volume60
Issue number2
Early online date18 Mar 2019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2020

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