11.04.2016

Thomson Reuters Provides Financial Markets with Comprehensive U.S. Presidential Election Coverage and Analysis Through Eikon Election App

Thomson Reuters – NEW YORK Thomson Reuters has launched a U.S. Election app on its flagship desktop product Eikon that provides financial professionals a one-stop location for market data, news, commentary, and analysis leading up to and after the November 8 election.

The election app provides inter-day analysis and visuals, both U.S.-specific and global, across key segments of the capital markets including foreign exchange, equities, fixed income, and commodities. The app is broken out by financial segment and includes ongoing news commentary from Reuters related to the specific market. Users have access to select Chartbook content from Thomson Reuters financial time series database Datastream.

The app further provides a continuous Reuters news feed of election-related news, and links to Reuters polls, the Reuters Election 2016 Live Blog, Reuters TV, and the Reuters States of the Nation App, an interactive product that allows users to create their own election scenarios.

“U.S. presidential elections traditionally create short and long-term ramifications for all segments of the global economy and the financial markets,” said Debra Walton, global managing director, customer proposition, Thomson Reuters Financial and Risk. “Financial professionals are inundated by information from multiple sources, so by merging content from across Thomson Reuters, we are providing our customers with a comprehensive portfolio of news, data, and analysis all at a single location, enabling them to make more informed investment decisions.”

Thomson Reuters Eikon is a powerful and intuitive next-generation open platform solution for consuming real-time and historical data, enabling financial markets transactions and connecting with the financial markets community. Its award-winning news, analytics and data visualization tools help its users make more efficient trading and investment decisions across asset classes and instruments including commodities, derivatives, equities, fixed income and foreign exchange. Eikon is a leading desktop and mobile solution that is open, connected, informed and intelligent.

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.

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