Regulators Force TF-Reuters Divestments

The rulings by the US Department of Justice's Antitrust Division, the European Commission and the Canadian Competition Bureau require the vendors to find buyers for copies of Thomson Financial's WorldScope fundamental data product, Reuters Estimates, Reuters Aftermarket Research and the EcoWin economic database purchased by Reuters in 2005.

The vendors will retain the products themselves, and sell a one-off copy of the data contained in each product to potential buyers, who would then be resp

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