Thomson Reuters is one of the world’s largest sources of Equity related content, both in real-time and history, which is critical to most of our financial marketplace propositions and end client workflows. The equity content been has built from both commercial and technical infrastructure relationships with every major exchange and the vast majority of the smaller exchanges around the world. Thomson Reuters leverages long standing relationships with exchanges globally to offer the market deep global insight into Exchange Traded instruments. Coupled with the real time prices is a extensive historical database containing all Equities Content and made available for both tick data and daily summary data charts and analytics. A comprehensive company news service that complements the pricing date is directly sourced from the exchanges and 3rd partly sources.

Features and Benefits

Leading global coverage of over 7 million securities, assets in over 200 exchanges in more than 100 countries and 20 years of price history.

Daily updates provide quality end-of-day pricing, global terms and conditions, corporate actions and cross-reference market identifiers.

Thomson Reuters proprietary instrument codes are available for equities, indices, derivatives, money and FX markets.

Real time market coverage for Level 1 - Post trade and Level 2 - Pre trade services.

Extensive historical data is stored for all Equities Content and made available for both tick data and daily summary data charts and analytics.

Extensive equity news coverage sourced from Thomson Reuters own Editorial teams and 3rd party news sources.

Additional Content Info


Thomson Reuters carry extensive content sourced from major global exchanges including London stock Exchange (EMEA) , New York Stock Exchange ( The America), Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Tokyo Exchange and The Australian stock Exchange (Asia) to smaller exchanges including New Zealand, Botswana, and Ghana. Exchanges often require Thomson Reuters to implement sophisticated permission and commercial based terms. There is a strict dependency chain for the distribution of third-party Equity and equity related content in products, due to the variable and increasingly onerous arrangements mandated by exchanges for access to their content.

Content Coverage

Extensive real time Market Coverage: Real Time data is split between level 1, Post Trade and Level 2, Pre Trade services. Post Trade Level 1 data includes all Trade data and the various summary fields such as the Open price, Daily High & Low, Trade volume and turnover (value) and Volume Weight Average Price (VWAP). Pre Trade Level 2 data content provides Order book content.

Order book coverage: Order book detail (all orders), Order book market depth (summaries by quote level)

Value Add Analytics: Content which is calculated by Thomson Reuters using data from the other content sets. For example, we provide daily end-of-day values for P/E Ratio and yields.

Reference Data: Symbology RICs, Security identifiers such as ISINs, Corporate actions. Every equity is given a unique identifier which is called a Reuters Instrument (Identification) Code (RIC). The RIC is used as the key to access the equity data on all of our products. Industry wide identifiers such as ISINs, Cusips and Sedol codes are also captured and link to a RIC.

Fundamentals relating to the financial reports from public listed companies including Balance sheet, Income statements, key ratios that include Profitability/Returns, Risk assessment, capital structure.

Ownership provides detail on who owns what proportion of public listed companies. It also incorporates Profiles information for institutional investors and the staff that work for them.

With specialist equity reporters covering every major equity exchange globally Thomson Reuters has unique access to formal and informal information sources and can report on market activity in an accurate and timely manner. Thomson Reuter’s news subscribers regularly receive exclusive and timely stories that impact prices and market movements.

Extensive Equity coverage and History

Equity (including Ordinary Shares, rights, company issued options, bonus issues), Closed-End and Open-end Funds, Convertibles (assets that can be converted in a share on expiry), Preference shares, Equity Market Statistics, Warrants, Index currency, Exchange Traded Funds, Exchange Traded Fixed Income instruments.

Thomson Reuters collect Equity data from the various Global equity and derivatives exchanges worldwide:

North America (124 exchanges),Latin Americas (16 exchanges), Europe (175 exchanges), Asia 133 exchanges), Middle East and Africa (34 exchanges) With over 480 exchange venues and over 7 million traded instruments this is truly a world class content proposition.

Quality and Timelines

With over 7 million active Quote records split across various asset classes updating in real-time, Thomson Reuters can deliver you the data you need for your decision making in a timely manner. Couple with the real time pricing are the 70 Million Price points snapped on a daily basis that includes On average 9 fields snapped per quote and over 20 years of history.

This exchange real time pricing is carried over the Thomson Reuters internal high speed network termed Elektron. A snapshot of this pricing is captured and put into a database at set times during the day to form the price history for traded financial instruments which is essential to understand and model historical pricing behavior.

Flexible Options and Packages

Integrate the data you need in a way that works for your business. Easily integrate or extract the data you need, deploy information almost instantaneously to a desktop application or through a choice of customizable web interfaces and formats including FTP, CSV and XML. From the Real Time data, a Delayed Data service is available which is typically 15 minutes behind the real time data and free of exchange fees.

Product Delivery

Thomson Reuters Knowledge Direct

Knowledge Direct API uses industry standard protocols (SOAP and XML) to
deliver Thomson Reuters content for inclusion within internal or external
client applications. Using XML request/response, clients can access a
comprehensive offering of company and economic Data (fundamentals, estimates,
significant developments, etc.), market data, news and quotes and the
associated capabilities, including charts, search and timeseries.

CSV, XMLFTP, APIOn Demand, End of Day

Thomson Reuters Eikon

Eikon, Thomson Reuters premium desk product delivers a powerful combination
of information, analytics and exclusive news on financial markets –
delivered in an elegant and intuitive desktop and mobile interface.

HTMLWebsite, API, Desktop, ExcelDaily, Event-Based, Real-Time, Hourly, On Demand

Thomson Reuters Datascope

Thomson Reuters Datascope is a strategic custom delivery platform that
supports a full cross-asset offering for pricing, reference data, and derived
analytics. Covering all major asset classes, including fixed income,
equities, futures and options, money, funds, loans, CDS/IRS and OTC equity
options, as well as corporate actions data, estimates, entity data and news,
DataScope Select provides flexible extraction capabilities, including file
customization, scheduling and trigger options, intraday snaps and third-party
entitlements. Cross-platform support is available for data retrieval and
includes a zero-footprint web interface, FTP connection (internet or private
network (BT Radianz (MPLS) or Delivery Direct) and API internet client
server. Fee-liable, subject to terms and conditions.

CSV, XMLFTP, Website15-Minute, Daily, On Demand, End of Day

Thomson Reuters Datastream

One single solution where top down macro research meets bottom up analysis
for greater insights and profits. Datastream Provides robust analytics tools,
intuitive charting application as well as seamless MS®Office integration.

HTMLRSS Feed, API, DesktopEnd of Day, Inter-day

Thomson Reuters On Demand

A deployed data management solution, QA Direct provides seamless access to
raw quantitative analytics content via Microsoft SQL or Oracle. Coverage
includes global equity, equity index, fixed income and CDS pricing, as well
as index constituents, fundamentals, estimates, ownership, economics and risk

CSV, PDF, TextDigital FilesOn Demand

Thomson Reuters Elektron

Thomson Reuters Elektron is a suite of data and trading propositions,
including low latency feeds along with the analytics, enterprise platform and
transactional connectivity to support any workflow application. All of these
capabilities can be deployed at a customer location or delivered as a fully
managed service from any one of our co-location and proximity hosting sites
around the globe.

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