Reuters has agreed a deal to enable 2,500 BlackBerry users at UBS to receive news and real-time market data through its Reuters Wireless Delivery System (RWDS). The new service will be distributed in UBS Investment Banking Division globally and will give users access to a variety of information, including Reuters content and UBS internal rates. Reuters said the service will allow end users to follow market movements, view charts and receive personalised alerts. It operates from the Reuters Market Data System (RMDS) installed at UBS. The product has been developed in association with Tech Op, a Swiss-based IT-solutions provider for banks.
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