Reuters Services In N. America Hit By Power Outage

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Reuters Holdings PLC's North American data services were disrupted for more than seven hours early Monday Feb. 5 following an hour-long power outage at Long Island Lighting Co., which supplies Reuters' Hauppauge, Long Island-based technical center. Subscribers worldwide were unable to receive market data on North American exchange-listed securities, and only delayed foreign exchange rates were available to North American users.

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