MUFG has been ranked in third place at the Thomson Reuters Starmine Forecasting Awards for Reuters poll.

The Thomson Reuters StarMine Awards for economic data and foreign exchange rates recognizes the firms and forecasters who provided the most accurate predictions of economic indicators and FX rates in Reuters polls during 2016.

Awards for economics are based by country on performance forecasting a select group of top data releases in 2016, using all the forecasts an individual or team at a firm provided to Reuters Polls.

Awards for foreign exchange are based on performance providing one-month forecasts to Reuters Polls for individual FX rates, grouped by major and emerging market currency pairs. Regional emerging market currency groups are: Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America.

Reuters Polls are the world's leading surveys of professionals, widely cited by top researchers, investors and policymakers around the globe.