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Information giant Thomson Reuters Corp (NYSE:TRI) has launched a dedicated app on its flagship desktop product Eikon that provides financial professionals with a one-stop location for market and economic data, news, and analysis leading up to and after the 2017 elections in The Netherlands (March 15), France (April 23 and May 7), and Germany (September 24).
The app will give clients an easily accessible desktop view of events in the new global political economy, and a one-stop location for market data, news, commentary, and analysis. In addition, the app provides continuous Reuters news and commentary, as well as key economic snapshots for both the individual countries and the EU overall. Users can also access other related Eikon apps and the Thomson Reuters Global Markets Forum, Eikon Messenger’s flagship editorial community for connecting senior global financial market professionals with Reuters news and guest commentary.
The economic and political tumult in Europe and the U.S. in unprecedented in recent times,” said Debra Walton, managing director of Customer Proposition at Thomson Reuters. “With greater regional and global economic uncertainties, investors need seamless access to the most comprehensive portfolio of news and data relevant to make informed decisions.
Users can connect with clients and/or peers through Eikon Messenger in a secure and compliant manner, and provides access to a messaging community of over 300,000 financial professionals. Eikon Messenger is available as part of an Eikon subscription or as a free, stand-alone service.