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DEFINITION of 'Reuters'

A global information provider headquartered in London, England, and serving professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. The news agency provides text, graphics, video and pictures to subscribers around the world, including general and economic news. Reuters Group trades on the London Stock Exchange and Nasdaq as 'RTR' and 'RTRSY'.

BREAKING DOWN 'Reuters'

Founded in 1851, more than 90% of its revenue is derived from the financial services arm, with hundreds of thousands of subscribers in the world's equities, fixed-income, foreign-exchange, commodities and energy markets. Their core strength is in providing the content, analytics, trading and messaging capabilities needed by financial professionals.

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