Debra Walton, Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters has launched a U.S. Election app on its 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 also 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."