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Judging panel of industry experts award Thomson Reuters Eikon with two accolades for commitment to innovation and increasing breadth of coverage
LONDON, NEW YORK / ACCESSWIRE / May 2, 2014 / – Thomson Reuters today announced that it has been awarded ‘Best Technical Analysis Platform’ and ‘Best Specialist Product’ at the Technical Analyst Awards 2014. The awards are designed to recognise excellence in technical analysis and trading software with winners being selected by a panel of judges from across the industry.
Thomson Reuters Eikon was named ‘Best Technical Analysis Platform’ in recognition of ongoing efforts to expand the analytics tools available in Eikon as well as the enhanced search capabilities available for users. Eikon has over 100 technical analysis tools available in charting alone, providing users with a powerful and diverse set of capabilities in a simple and clean display and intuitive design.
Thomson Reuters Social Media Monitor in Eikon was named ‘Best Specialist Product’ in recognition of the innovation behind this advanced social media sentiment analysis tool. Social Media Monitor in Eikon allows financial professionals to monitor sentiment on Twitter for a stock or set of stocks, helping customers gain unique insight and competitive advantage. Through powerful charting applications, Eikon Social Media Monitor provides financial markets professionals with quick and intuitive ways to identify trends and potential trading signals amongst large amounts of unstructured data.
“We are honoured to be recognised for our continued focus on innovation and our drive to bring actionable insight to our customers, powered by the latest search and visualisation technology,” said Albert Lojko, global head of Eikon, Thomson Reuters. “Thomson Reuters remains committed to providing our customers with the data and analytics tools they need to make better informed and more efficient trading decisions.”
“The Technical Analyst awards acknowledge innovation and excellence in the areas of technical analysis and trading software,” said Matthew Clements, editor, Technical Analyst. “Thomson Reuters Eikon is being recognised for the firm’s commitment to bringing innovative new analysis tools, like Social Media Monitor, to financial markets. With its wealth of innovative technical analysis tools, Thomson Reuters Eikon provides financial professionals with actionable insight to inform their trading strategies.”
Thomson Reuters Eikon has been designed to provide a powerful and intuitive next-generation solution for consuming real-time and historical data and to connect the financial markets community and the professionals within it. It realises Thomson Reuters vision for a financial markets desktop that is connected, informed, intelligent and open and provides access to a messaging community of over 210,000 financial professionals.
Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world’s most trusted news organization. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges. For more information, go to http://thomsonreuters.com.