Reuters Buys Rights To S&P Equity Data; Plans Integrated Service


Reuters has signed an agreement with McGraw-Hill Inc.'s S&P unit to carry a series of equity-oriented databases maintained by S&P's Equity Services Group. Reuters intends to integrate the new data -- which is primarily fundamental data -- with its existing real-time and historical equities pricing data, making all three accessible via a common database architecture.

Reuters' plan could go a long way toward giving the vendor the distinctive set of equities data it needs to advance its long-sta

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