Volatility helps Reuters return to growth

“We have defended our franchise robustly, reinforcing our marketing and support for Dealing users, adding new data and analytics, and launching an Interest Rates Matching product,” said Tom Glocer, Reuters’ chief executive. “Helped by the continuing volatility in the markets, we have been seeing a renewed interest in FX as an asset class.”

These two factors have been instrumental in reversing the trend of decline for the dealing products, he added.

The firm saw a 2% increase in user numbers