Thomson Drops Dow Jones for Own News

Thomson has provided Dow Jones news over its products—including Thomson One, Topic, GlobalTopic and Thomson Markets—in Europe and Asia for the last four years, but decided not to renew the contract when it expired on July 1. Dow Jones news will now only be available over Thomson products by separate negotiation with the news agency.

The move is the culmination of Thomson’s strategy to create its own news service, which began with the acquisition of AFX News just over a year ago (IMD, June 1

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