London - 29 January 2007

Dow Jones Newswires, the world’s leading independent provider of real-time financial news, has been selected as the sole news content provider for the new Paris-based business networking site, Swensee.

With immediate effect, users of the international, cross-sector business information portal can access real-time content from the Dow Jones Newswires Investment News service, which covers top international political and general news; international economic news and indicators; as well as corporate and financial news from around the world.

In addition, Swensee members can opt to receive industry-specific news packages. This functionality exploits the use of the new Industry Classification Benchmark* taxonomy that Dow Jones Newswires uses to categorise its stories. These codes enable web sites and content providers to create bespoke feeds of highly specific and relevant news - and match Swensee’s aim to provide a sophisticated, global professional networking platform covering all countries and business sectors.

“Swensee’s new platform is one example of the increasingly specialist business tools available on the web and demonstrates the demand for such useful, individual services,” said Simon Rodda, director of news and research, Dow Jones Content Technology Solutions. “Our rich coding system and flexibility as the world’s only independent, real-time business news provider, enables us to provide news packages tailored to the needs of platforms like Swensee and we are delighted to have been selected as its preferred news provider.”

“Being the first global e-contactplace fully dedicated to businesses involved in international trade, Swensee is a user-friendly but sophisticated platform offering personalized configuration with targeted information,” said Matthieu Delouvrier, founder of Swensee. “Our partnership with Dow Jones has allowed us to reach the highest possible level of customization of news dispatch in order to ensure relevance of content and efficiencies for our subscribers.”

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