October 23, 2013

National Australia Bank Improves Trading Efficiencies with Adoption of Thomson Reuters Eikon across Hong Kong Trading Floor

Thomson Reuters works with National Australia Bank in Hong Kong to provide its traders with flagship financial markets desktop for real-time financial data, analytics, news and community

HONG KONG - Thomson Reuters today announced that National Australia Bank, one of its long-term clients and one of the four largest financial institutions in Australia, has adopted next generation financial markets desktop Thomson Reuters Eikon across its trading floor in Hong Kong to improve staff productivity and cross-market communication.

“Thomson Reuters Eikon’s intuitive design, advanced visualization and social tools help our traders get to the data and communities they need in an instant,” said Jack Jiang, director FX Trading, National Australia Bank. “The interface is user-friendly and logical, the data is very accessible and the calculation tools are easy to use, saving us time and resulting in trading efficiencies.”

Thomson Reuters Eikon is designed to provide a powerful and intuitive next-generation solution for consuming real-time and historical data, connecting with the financial markets community and executing financial markets transactions. To facilitate collaboration and transparency, Thomson Reuters Eikon Messenger enables financial institutions to communicate with a 200,000 strong community of financial professionals across the global markets as well as with colleagues across their organizations.

Driven by powerful search engine technology, Thomson Reuters Eikon carries real-time data, news, charts, insightful commentary, analytics and trade execution tools through views that can be customized to individual user preferences and workflow. Innovative data visualization techniques are used to enable financial professionals to quickly make sense of huge volumes of market data.

“This partnership with National Australia Bank is a shining example of how Thomson Reuters works closely with its clients to bring the power of the latest innovative tools and technologies to their business,” said Sanjeev Chatrath, managing director, Region Head - Asia, Financial & Risk at Thomson Reuters. “We continue to see exceptional growth in client adoption of Thomson Reuters Eikon in Asia and globally, making it the benchmark for the industry. The use of Thomson Reuters Eikon across National Australia Bank's trading floor in Hong Kong will deliver significant productivity and market intelligence gains by enabling traders and analysts to quickly and intuitively analyze large volumes of data using a market-leading solution.”

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