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Thomson Reuters Knowledge Direct API

Our flexible API platform delivers Thomson Reuters content and capabilities directly to your internal or external applications, websites and portals.

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Thomson Reuters Knowledge Direct API meets the demands of clients who have a requirement to incorporate financial market data within applications for display purposes, whether internal or for redistribution.

The API integrates into your website, trading platform, company intranet/extranet, advisory portal and mobile applications to provide up-to-date financial market data, news and analytics which include feeds for global real-time exchange and OTC data, market leading news, company fundamentals and consensus estimates reports, corporate calendars and Lipper Funds. 

Powerful, investment tools and capabilities enable software developers to display data in dynamic and intuitive ways.


Access cross-asset financial data and analytics 

Get access to an unmatched breadth and depth of market data and prices, research, indices, equities, FX and MM, C&E, fixed income, derivatives, fundamentals, I/B/E/S Estimates, Significant Developments, StreetEvents, StockReports, Investment Profile Reports and Lipper Funds.

Meet diverse investment workflow requirements

Trusted and proven information, tools and capabilities spanning the workflow requirements of financial services, wealth management, online brokerage, fintech, media and corporate institutions. 

Develop amazing mobile apps with flexibility and ease

The Thomson Reuters Knowledge Direct API supports JSON, making development of your mobile applications more streamlined, simpler and scalable.

Stay tuned with Reuters news

Access global and domestic news, financial market or company specific, Top News, Online Reports, FX news and Significant Developments from the world's most trusted news agency. Display news on your website or internal portal that includes videos and images. Our Global News packages provide deep market perspective.  

Save on cost with our flexible pricing options

Our extensive content coverage enables you to save costs by streamlining multiple content suppliers. License only the content and capabilities you require for the number of active users accessing their site or portal.

Partner for success

Our global partner network provides access to further tools and capabilities including widgets and ready-to-deploy components for web and mobile.

Content highlights

News & insight

The exclusive financial, economic, geo-political developments that drive prices and global markets, plus the commentary offering in-depth insight for better financial decisions. Includes Real-Time News, Online Reports, Significant Developments, Newsletters and Thomson Reuters Top News.

Economic data

Thomson Reuters Economic Indicators is a comprehensive collection of global economic content, with a clear emphasis on factors that affect global financial market performance.

Market data & pricing

Global coverage with real-time feeds covering more than 350 exchange-traded and OTC markets, accompanied by full tick data and logical data models. Includes Equity and Futures Pricing, Foreign Exchange Data, Thomson Reuters Indices, Fixed Income, Commodities, Quotes, Lipper Funds and Time series.

Company data

Perform deep investment analysis with timely, accurate company data on a global scale. Includes Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S Estimates, Street Events, Filings, Fundamental Data, Briefs & Transcripts, Investment Profile Reports, Broker Research and StockReports+.

Contributed data

Connecting over 10,000 capital markets & advisory desks, OTC sales & trading desks, sell-side research firms and buy-side fund management institutions worldwide.

Integrated API capabilities

A search engine that searches Reuters financial reference information by major international and local coding schemes for financial instruments (e.g. ISIN, CUSIP, SEDOL). Results presented with the primary instrument on top.
Used to retrieve a wide range of technical charts and tabular displays generated live. From 10 days’ intraday history to 20 years’ interday history with more than 25 indicators available and the ability to chart multiple instruments. Chart delivery in PNG/GIF/JPG format.
This service lets you retrieve prices on multi-instrument and multi-field quote lists in a single request. Quotelists can be saved on a Thomson Reuters server and allocated to a specific user. You send a list of the instruments (RICs) and the fields to the Quotelist service and the latest available prices for these instruments are returned in the corresponding format. Optionally you may specify a single base currency to convert all prices to that currency.
Portfolio tracker
Create, maintain, view and analyze portfolios and their multi-currency instruments, using latest prices and FX rates. Portfolios be saved on a Thomson Reuters server and allocated to a specific user. Save up to 25 quote lists/portfolios per individual user and 75 Instruments per list.
The service allows users to store their broker research search criteria in the Reuters database. These search criteria may be retrieved at any time by their ID, so you won't have to enter them once again. Users can also enable an email alert to notify them when a document matching your criteria is contributed.
In some platforms, parsing and generating Javascript Object Notations (JSONs) are easier and faster when compared with SOAP/XML. Our API supports JSON as a data interchange format in addition to the existing SOAP/XML format. This provides an essential choice to our customers and allows them to select the best data interchange format.

Markets and industries


Corporations and financial media providers looking for the latest financial market data, analytics and tools, delivered via the web to their company intranet/extranet or public facing website.

Wealth Management

Professional investment advisors can access rich content and effective tools to efficiently realize investment strategies. Non-professional, self-directed retail investors are looking for relevant data and integrated functionality in their online trading experience.

Thomson Reuters Knowledge Direct API

Easy API integration for a rich content experience

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