THOMSON FINANCIAL SIGNS STRATEGIC ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT WITH TULLETT PREBON INFORMATION

London - 4 September 2006

Enhances Offering with Market Leading Foreign Exchange and Money Market Content

Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community, today announced that it has signed a strategic enterprise agreement with Tullett Prebon Information, the market data division of inter dealer broker, Tullett Prebon and leading provider of real-time and end-of-day price information from the wholesale brokered financial markets.

Under the terms of the agreement, Tullett Prebon Information’s Global Foreign Exchange and Money Market content will be made available across all Thomson ONE applications, as well as the Thomson Datastream solution.

Matthew Burkley, SVP Strategy, News & Datafeeds, Thomson Financial said: “Our decision to invest in and enrich our Foreign Exchange and Money Market content offering was in direct response to client feedback. We are pleased to have signed this enterprise agreement with Tullett Prebon, which has itself attained multiple awards in this space. Rather than simply embed this key content in Thomson Financial’s solutions, we have developed superior display templates that will help our clients further differentiate themselves in the market.”

Henry Ann, Head of Information Sales, Tullett Prebon Information: “Having developed superior expertise in the Foreign Exchange and Money Markets, this agreement with Thomson Financial will now dramatically increase the reach and value of our content and will offer clients a market-leading solution. The agreement is in line with our objective to become the first choice global source of independent OTC information.”

Thomson Financial and Tullett Prebon Information have jointly invested in the design of new templates for the pricing pages of Thomson ONE and Thomson Datastream to ensure a superior display of Foreign Exchange and Money Market content. This will allow for the display of multi-instrument and multi-currency content on the same page, which can be customized to suit the user’s needs.

The enterprise agreement will significantly enhance Thomson Financial’s current coverage and will include the following content:


• Spot FX and Crosses
• Forwards
• Cash Deposits
• FX Options
• Non Deliverable Forwards
• Regional Currency Fixings

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