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a British news agency that specializes in the dissemination of international news. Founded in 1851 by P. J. Reuter, it is located in London. Joint-stock companies of Reuters Ltd. include a number of news agencies in Great Britain, Australia, and New Zealand. Although it is a trust that belongs to private owners, Reuters is in fact a semiofficial wire service of Great Britain.

Reuters

news agency; established as telegraphic and pigeon post bureau (1851). [Br. Hist.: Benét, 852]
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Holders of Thomson Reuters Plc American Depositary shares will receive six Thomson Reuters Corp.
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The Menlo Park, California-based company said Tuesday that it has reached an "agreement in principle" with Instinet, an electronic brokerage agency and subsidiary of Reuters Plc, that will give E*Trade customers access to after-hours trading which, until recently, was traditionally only available to large institutional investors, fund managers and broker/dealers.
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Tibco Software Inc, the Palo Alto, California-based, real-time middleware company, will float as a public company still shackled to its majority shareholder, UK-based information provider Reuters Plc, in a manner likely to cause long-term tensions between the two companies.
WR Hambrecht & Co, the firm set up by veteran investment banker Bill Hambrecht to take companies public through an online auction system, has received a $20m equity investment from Reuters Plc subsidiary, Instinet Corp.
The company, which is jointly owned by the French stock exchange operator SBF and UK news and business information provider Reuters Plc, markets electronic order routing systems and trading software for the financial markets, and will use the funds raised in its international expansion.