News On Viking Prices, Offerings Emerge From Reuters

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Information on Viking Lander, the code name for a system that will allow users unlimited access to Reuters' Reference Database--a fundamental and historic database--is beginning to leak out. IMD has obtained a pricing schedule and information on what the individual services consist of (see chart below).

According to a Reuters source, three Viking products will initially be available--Global Securities, Global Securities Pricing, and Global Treasury.

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