Reuters Offers Tokyo D2000-2 'Happy Hours' As EBS And Minex Complete Their Merger

DEALING & NETTING

In an apparent response to last week's completion of the merger between electronic FX broking rivals Minex and the Electronic Broking Service (EBS) (FXW, March 25), Reuters has introduced a special free brokerage promotion in Tokyo for its Dealing 2000-2 broking service, officials say. Meanwhile, EBS officials confirm that the service has itself made a permanent reduction in prices worldwide.

Reuters transaction services manager Rosalyn Wilton says that Reuters is "looking to do short-term p