February 21, 2017

Thomson Reuters Provides Financial Markets with Comprehensive European Elections News and Analysis on Eikon

Decision Europe app empowers investors with solutions to navigate economic and political uncertainties

LONDON – Thomson Reuters 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.”          

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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Brian Mairs
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