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Reuters Investor Briefs/Significant Developments

An overview of Reuters Investor Briefs/Significant Developments 

  • Reuters Investor Briefs provide real-time summaries and categorizations of crucial, market-moving company events – a news analysis and filtering service to help simplify your workflow.
  • Use Significant Developments (SigDev) information to perform in-depth research on specific topics like mergers, earnings, officer changes and products.
  • We have compiled over 2.5 million developments since the year 2000 and are growing at a rate of 5,000 per week. All events are tagged with the topic, significance and date/time of announcement.

Key facts 

  • Data format
    CSV
    HTML
    PDF
    String Format
    TIFF
    Text
    Zip Archive
  • Delivery mechanism
    Desktop
    Digital Files
    FTP
    Website
  • Publishing frequency
    Daily
    Event-Based
    On Demand
    Varies

Features & Benefits

What you get with Reuters Investor Briefs/Significant Developments 

  • Create and monitor customized alerts for the companies and events.
  • Currently cover over 53,000 active companies, including the constituents of all major indices and frontier/emerging markets of Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
  • Integrate qualitative events information into quantitative models and also help identify correlations between news events, fundamental data and price movements.
  • See historical trends for clues on future performance, or to inform investment decision making and decisions on portfolio holdings.
  • Create custom reports for a portfolio of companies, regions, industries and news topics, while intelligent tagging of developments and deep histories make Significant Developments a powerful addition to quantitative models.
  • Market & Industry Views: Users can view events from a geographic or industry perspective. This allows a top-down analyst to take action based on an economists’ forecast by conducting specific market/industry research that includes both current and historical views of significant corporate events.
  • Compare Guidance with Estimates: With over 3,000 new pre-announcements added every earnings season, clients can compare company guidance against the ‘market view’ contained in our world-class Estimates database. Guidance history from 2002 allows accurate back-testing and historical analysis.
  • Time Management: Investors can instantly catch up on recent news affecting their portfolios in the same amount of time required to read one press release.

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Knowledge Direct

Knowledge Direct API uses industry standard protocols (SOAP and XML) to deliver Refinitiv content for inclusion within internal or external client applications. Using XML request/response, clients can access a comprehensive offering of company and economic Data (fundamentals, estimates, significant developments, etc.), market data, news and quotes and the associated capabilities, including charts, search and timeseries.
Data Formats:
Zip Archive
Delivery Mechanisms:
FTP
Publishing Frequencies:
Event-Based

Eikon

Refinitiv Eikon delivers a powerful combination of information, analytics and exclusive news on financial markets – delivered in an elegant and intuitive desktop and mobile interface.
Data Formats:
TIFF
HTML
String Format
Delivery Mechanisms:
Desktop
Publishing Frequencies:
Varies

Datastream

One single solution where top down macro research meets bottom up analysis for greater insights and profits. Datastream Provides robust analytics tools, intuitive charting application as well as seamless MS®Office integration.
Data Formats:
CSV
Delivery Mechanisms:
FTP
Publishing Frequencies:
Daily

Thomson ONE

Thomson ONE delivers a broad and deep range of financial content, all within a workspace that's geared to your needs and workflow.
Data Formats:
HTML
Delivery Mechanisms:
Website
Publishing Frequencies:
Daily
Event-Based

Refinitiv On Demand

Refinitiv On Demand is a delivery channel for Refinitiv content and capabilities enabling clients to customize the information they want to receive on a bespoke basis. Refinitiv On Demand provides a consultative approach to provide efficient, timely custom solutions to help clients make informed decisions. The final reports and analysis are delivered to clients via email.
Data Formats:
PDF
Text
Delivery Mechanisms:
Digital Files
Publishing Frequencies:
On Demand

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