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Operates in 200 cites in 94 countries
Special services for financial institutions Dominating in this service
427,00 professionals are using its financial service
Because of its financial service its profit increased dramatically in later half of twentieth century
Staff 14,500 in 91 countries. It includes 2,300 editorial staff in 196 bureaus serving 129 countries making it world largest multimedia news agency. supplying news text in about 20 languages
Reuter's agency built a reputation in Europe for being the first to report news scoops from abroad, like the news of Abraham Lincoln ’s assassination
This is a company whose sole task is to protect the integrity of the company's news output. It holds one "Founders Share" which can outvote all other shares in the event that an attempt is made to alter any of the rules relating to the Reuters Trust Principles. These principles set out the company's aim to preserve its independence, integrity, and freedom from bias in its news reporting
Reuters began to grow rapidly in the 1980s, widening the range of its business products and expanding its global reporting network for media, financial and economic services.
Recent key product launches include Equities 2000 (1987), Dealing 2000-2 (1992), Business Briefing (1994),
Reuters Television for the financial markets (1994), 3000 Series (1996) and the Reuters 3000 Xtra service (1999).
In the mid-1990s, the Reuters company engaged in a brief foray in the radio sector — with London Radio's two radio stations, London News 97.3 FM and London News Talk 1152 AM. A Reuters Radio News service was also set up to compete with the Independent Radio News .
On 15 May 2007, Canada's The Thomson Corporation reached an agreement with Reuters to combine the two companies, in a deal valued at US $ 17.2 billion. Thomson now controls about 53% of the new company, named Thomson Reuters . The new chief of Thomson Reuters is Tom Glocer , the former head of Reuters.
Because of recent bad financial performance of the company on 26 March 2008, shareholders of both organizations agreed to the merger
Reuters Group Limited, Reuters Group PLC (2008), now merged into Thomson Reuters (2008) (pronounced /ˈ rɔɪtərz / ) is a United Kingdom -based news service and former financial market data provider that provides reports from around the world to newspapers and broadcasters