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Politics and General News

An overview of Politics and General News 

Reuters has long been renowned as the best global provider of political and general news coverage for financial readers, whether it be from Beijing or Brussels, Moscow or the Middle East, West Africa, or Washington. Reuters reporters have great expertise in understanding what stories are of relevance for financial markets and investors. Reuters sources are second to none, with every bureau around the world having access to top officials and policymakers. Major bureaus are staffed 7 days a week, 365 days a year so you never miss a story.

Key facts 

  • Data format
    HTML
    Java Script Object Notation (JSON)
    PDF
    Text
    XML
  • Delivery mechanism
    API
    Desktop
    Web Service
    Website
  • Publishing frequency
    Event-Based
    Real-Time
    Varies

Features & Benefits

What you get with Politics and General News 

  • Stay on top of the biggest stories on politics and policy, elections and referenda, natural disasters and weather events and health events such as COVID-19 – stories that make headlines and move markets around the world, in an easy-to-use format.
  • Access stories curated by Reuters editors focused specifically on the sector and region you are interested in.

How it works

 Accessing the dataset

This dataset can be used by the following products. Talk to us to learn more about different packages and offerings.

Refinitiv Data Platform

The Refinitiv Data Platform delivers a single, consistent data experience to access, distribute and build with Refinitiv and third party data. With cloud-enabled platform capabilities and flexible distribution options, the Refinitiv Data Platform enables faster deployment of applications, greater scale with workflow-critical analytics and a reimagined approach to technology innovation, data distribution and management.
Data Formats:
Java Script Object Notation (JSON)
Delivery Mechanisms:
API
Publishing Frequencies:
Real-Time

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:
XML
Text
Delivery Mechanisms:
Website
Desktop
Web Service
Publishing Frequencies:
Real-Time
Varies

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:
PDF
Text
HTML
Delivery Mechanisms:
API
Publishing Frequencies:
Event-Based
Real-Time

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