According to Thomson Reuters, the news sentiment analysis in Eikon is based on the company’s own news analytic services.
"It uses a proprietary system of sentiment scoring to provide a rolling average score for news sentiment across over 30,000 listed companies. This data is overlaid by company share prices in a highly visual format to give financial professionals an idea of how average sentiment is evolving over time and impacting market prices, making it easy to spot key trends in the data."
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