Thomson Reuters added Bitcoin to Cash platform Eikon

Thomson Reuters added Bitcoin to Cash platform Eikon

Now the data of the Bitcoin Cash available to more than 300,000 professionals in the financial industry working in asset management, hedge funds or other institutions directly through the Eikon platform at Thomson Reuters.

International media company with headquarters in Toronto Thomson Reuters Corporation (TRI on the new York stock exchange) has added Bitcoin Cash (BCH) on its Eikon platform, a competitor to the Bloomberg Terminal system. BCH became the third most popular cryptocurrency on the platform after bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum.

The move is seen as a reaction to Bloomberg, which recently expanded support of the cryptocurrencies in its terminals and, in addition to bitcoin, added Ethereum, Ripple (XRP) Litecoin.

Eikon first added BTC to the set of assets on the basis of a submission from the Bitstamp exchange in mid-2014.

In recent years there has been a growth in Bitcoin adoption Cash. The last major example – Bitpay. Just a few days ago, the largest operator of bitcoin payments in the world announced the beginning of payments processing in the BCH for accounts and debit loads.

Coverage platform Eikon

For those of you not familiar with the Eikon, is the leading financial information platform Thomson Reuters company, such as the information component of the Bloomberg Professional service. It was launched in 2010. Its cost is estimated from 300 to 1800 dollars a month depending on the total number of systems licensed by the user.

The platform is connected with more than 400 exchanges and OTC markets and over 70 direct exchange flows, provided through data feeds with low latency. It also provides the ability to connect to deep pools of liquidity through more than 80 providers and over 1300 institutional clients, plus the pricing of foreign exchange markets with more than 2,000 information sources in 175 currencies Vietnam.

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