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Reuters news feed and economic calendar

Get a live feed of relevant financial market news direct from Thomson Reuters displayed within our Next Generation platform when you sign up for a live trading account. You can filter news to see general market updates, articles that correspond to your watchlists, or focusing on one specific instrument only, for a more targeted feed. Continue reading to discover how to access this exclusive feature, along with our Reuters-powered market calendar to stay up to date with the financial world.

How can I view Reuters news in the UK?

We offer clients unlimited access to a Reuters world news feed, which is updated in real-time with headlines across the globe. You can also set news alerts via SMS, email or in-app, which means that if a breaking story is announced in the US, China or anywhere else in the world, you’ll be the first to know in the UK.

Where can I get started?

  1. Register for a live trading account
  2. Choose whether you want to spread bet or trade CFDs
  3. Fund your account via card, bank transfer or PayPal
  4. Navigate your way around our Next Generation platform
  5. Along the top of the screen, look for the tab called ‘News & Analysis’
  6. Click and select the option for ‘Reuters News’
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Can you filter by market?

Our platform gives you the option to browse world headlines in three ways, which we have described in more detail below.

1. General news

When you open the Reuters section using the main navigational tab, this will display a general news feed. This may include headlines about governmental updates such as interest rates and inflation, company earnings reports, dividend adjustments for specific stocks and indices, breaking news on war or politics, appreciation or depreciation of currencies, and many more.

2. Filter by watchlists

If you want to be more specific, you can browse only articles relating to your personalised watchlists​. These can be forex and stocks-related, as show in the image below, or the feature will automatically feed news through major world indices like the FTSE 100 and DAX 30.

3. Filter by individual instrument

If you only want to view news related to a specific instrument, you can do so. Find your instrument by navigating through the ‘Products’ tab or using the search bar, and open its chart. Click on the menu button and select ‘Reuters News’ and this should bring up a live feed of headlines related to your chosen asset.

Key features of our Reuters economic calendar

Our live market calendar displays real-time information including the date of economic announcements, an indication of the potential market impact (low, medium or high), the previous figure, a forecast figure based on market expectations and the actual figure.

Stay up to date with important market-moving events, such as GDP, inflation and unemployment. You’re able to see the extent of any surprise in the data and can analyse trends. You can also download announcements to your external calendar to ensure you never miss an important release.

  • Filter announcements by country and expected market impact

  • View previous, forecasted, actual and revised figures

  • Get in-built alert and timer functionality

  • View detailed information on what an announcement measures, why it's important, the source of the announcement and the frequency

  • Enable push notifications on our mobile trading app and set recurring alerts

What else can you get with a live account?

Create your own watchlists, link modules together, view client sentiment across 12,000 instruments, access equity research reports from Morningstar and more.

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