Thomson Reuters Expands Corporate Actions Data Coverage for Emerging Markets

London - 19 November 2009

Thomson Reuters today announced the expansion of its corporate actions data coverage to include Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ivory Coast, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Russia, and Serbia. The extended offering increases transparency and access to some of the world’s fastest growing emerging markets by providing details on total shares, capital changes, dividends, voting rights and nominal values accessible through Thomson Reuters DataScope Select.

Thomson Reuters DataScope covers over 55,000 companies from over 77 countries, listed on more than 130 exchanges globally, with new markets added to the service regularly. The solution offers more than fifteen years of historical corporate actions data for mature markets and five to ten years of history for emerging markets.

Tim Rice, Global Head of Pricing and Reference Data, Thomson Reuters, said: “Thomson Reuters is dedicated to fostering continuity and growth through comprehensive, timely, premium-quality corporate actions content for the world’s capital markets. Shining a stronger light on these important growing emerging markets should help our clients create greater trading opportunities for the front office while streamlining for our clients data collection efforts in the back office.”

The recent coverage expansion has added over 750 companies and includes the below exchanges:

• Belgrade Stock Exchange (BLEX)
• Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE)
• Banja Luka Stock Exchange (BLSE)
• Sarajevo Stock Exchange (SASE)
• Ivory Coast Stock Exchange
• Russian Trading System Board


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