Reuters Earnings Reported Along New Divisional Lines

EARNINGS REPORT

LONDON--For the first time, Reuters reported its first quarter earnings along its new divisional organization. However, the general feeling among analysts is that the results were relatively "uninspiring" and were accompanied with a "moderately downbeat statement" from the company.

Overall, revenues for the first quarter of 1999 rose by eight per cent to £771 million ($1.24 billion) from £715 million ($1.15 billion) in the first quarter of 1998. Although this is a relatively good percentage i

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