Reuters Breakingviews Launches in The Globe and Mail
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Toronto, Canada, 8 September 2011 - Reuters Breakingviews, the world's leading
source of agenda-setting financial insight, has launched a daily column in The
Globe and Mail, Canada's national newspaper. The column will feature up to two
considered views from the Reuters Breakingviews team on the Globe Investor page
of The Globe and Mail's Report on Business section and will also be available on
www.globeandmail.com The deal sees The Globe and Mail secure exclusive rights
to English content from Reuters Breakingviews in Canada.
"We are thrilled to be bringing the distinctive voice of Reuters Breakingviews
to The Globe and Mail and are confident our agenda setting commentary and
opinion will be a welcome addition to the pages of the paper and their online
presence," said Rob Cox, editor, Americas, Reuters Breakingviews. "This
agreement also expands the global syndication and reach of our influential
commentary, which now appears in 12 of the world's most respected newspapers."
"Reuters Breakingviews provides Globe readers with astute analysis and insight
on business news from Reuters columnists in financial centres around the world,"
said Elena Cherney, editor of The Globe and Mail's Report on Business. "It's a
must-read on global developments, and yet another reason to start your day with
The agreement with The Globe and Mail sees the paper join the ranks of The New
York Times, The International Herald Tribune and Le Monde in syndicating content
from Reuters Breakingviews.
Reuters Breakingviews, founded in 1999 by editor Hugo Dixon, was acquired by
Thomson Reuters in December 2009 and is now Reuters' brand for financial
commentary. Every day, Reuters Breakingviews comment on the big financial
stories as they break, with 31 columnists and editors based in London, New York,
Hong Kong, Washington, Moscow, Dubai and Madrid. The columns appear both on
Thomson Reuters' 500,000 desktops around the world and on www.breakingviews.com,
a subscription website.
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