TR Adds Tropical Storm Data to Eikon for Commodities Traders

Leigh Henson, global head of energy, Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters has expanded the commodities-related datasets within its Eikon data desktop by adding analysis of tropical weather formations, dubbed Weather Insight Tropical, to enable commodities traders to track tropical weather activity and predict its potential impact on oil and gas production and market prices.

A core component of the new service is the ability to identify and track the evolution of potential weather systems. Thomson Reuters then assesses how likely those systems are to st