Why Switch to Thomson Reuters Eikon from EcoWin?


Across markets, across assets, across the globe.

Thomson Reuters Eikon connects you to the right mix of news, macro economic data, analytics, markets and professional networks, filtered by your precise needs, and displayed on the world’s most intelligent, intuitive and open desktop or mobile application. We help you develop differentiated insight with news, information and analytics you won’t find anywhere else. Eikon is built around you.


Eikon is a customizable and open system that offers a powerful blend of analysis, insight and charting. From natural language search, to real-time and historical data, we have the next-generation tools and content that help give you an edge.

Get the most relevant information the way you want it. Use our real-time market insights, cross-asset market data, charting and analytics to power your research and modeling.


Eikon is built around your needs and is a new, integrated way of accessing the full range of global capabilities of Thomson Reuters on a single platform. That’s why it is used by over 120,000 investment professionals worldwide. It gives access to all the features and content you know and love in EcoWin and opens up a world of new possibilities and a vast suite of content from Company Fundamentals to our unique StarMine quantitative analytics, leading Datastream macro-economic database with over 4 million time series, and more. Eikon really is the only source you need.


Eikon offers a significant number of advantages including the ability to more easily track economic events, access to industry-leading macro content, powerful charting capabilities and pre-built charts with analysis.

The highlights below provide you with a flavor of what Eikon has to offer.

1. A better desktop experience

Eikon provides world class data and market leading news with fast search and screens you can easily customize to suit your needs. Explore via “top down” index analysis, country and industry views, or “bottom up” company views.

2. Cross-Asset Content

Combining EcoWin’s macro content with Datastream’s deep cross asset database has resulted in industry-leading content coverage and history, totaling over 360 million time series.

3. Track Economic Events

Set calendar updates and alerts, and quickly compare and contrast results with consensus estimates to identify market-moving positive/negative surprises.

4. Explore trends risks and opportunities

Economic data can be screened against over 80 criteria and analyzed using a variety of visualization tools. Data includes unique Sovereign Fragility indices from Fathom Consulting, as well as macro indicators and forecasts from Oxford Economics and World Bank WDI.

5. Alerts

Stay on top of market moving releases delivered via desktop or email so you never miss an important event.

6. Charting and analysis powered by Datastream

Access charts via multi-tabs or multi-windows to suit your way of working. Create powerful, visually impactful presentations with a library of pre-built economic charts, including expert analysis from economists at Fathom Consulting.

7. Predict economic data

Thomson Reuters Starmine uses contributor weightings to calculate a weighted average known as the SmartEstimate which provides an even more accurate prediction of an upcoming economic announcement such as US Non-farm payrolls or UK GDP.

8. Historical analysis and back-testing

View economic data as it was originally reported upon release, then view how it changed over time. It supports historical analysis and back-testing so you can better understand how likely your strategy is to succeed.

9. Market expectations

Reuters polls help you track market expectations covering foreign exchange rates, macroeconomic indicators, interest rates, asset allocation and commodities and energy instruments, providing a context for developing your own economic and market scenarios.

10. Integration with Microsoft Office

The Microsoft Office Add-In includes tools to facilitate deep analysis of premium content sets including Economics, Fundamentals, StarMine Analytics, I/B/E/S & Smart Estimates and KPIs. Intuitive search and function building tools makes model building easier and you can quickly build and update presentations or reports by using our linking capabilities from Excel to Word or PowerPoint.

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