Greg MacSweeney reports, “Thomson Reuters’ latest evolution of Eikon, its integrated market data platform, offers semantic search capabilities not found in other market data products currently on the market. Most notably the new version, called Eikon 3.0, applies free text search capabilities to financial data, similar to Google’s search functionality. ‘The latest version brings data into one place,’ says Philip Brittan, global head of the Eikon desktop platform at Thomson Reuters. Traditionally, market data platforms hold a wealth of data, but users need to know specific commands or follow certain workflows to find the information. ‘Often, getting to the data is a challenge,’ Brittan adds. ‘Eikon brings semantic search to financial information’.” Read more