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Dow Jones launches news service in Spain

November 18, 2008

Dow Jones & Co. and Spain’s Agencia EFE launched Tuesday the new EFE Dow Jones News service, a joint Spanish-language news service for financial professionals, corporations, media, institutions and private investors in Spain.

EFE Dow Jones News offers Spanish-language local news, in-depth analysis, commentary and coverage on small- and mid-cap companies. It is produced by a team of specialist financial news reporters based in Madrid, supported by a team of more than 5,000 global and regional reporters from Dow Jones and EFE.

The service will combine EFE’s bureaus delivering coverage on Spain and Spanish organizations, with global news and analysis provided by Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal. EFE Dow Jones will provide global coverage of economic events as they happen, in Spanish.

EFE Dow Jones also announced Tuesday that Daniel de la Puente has been appointed news editor of the new joint service. Based in Madrid, de la Puente joins EFE Dow Jones from Spanish energy utility Union Fenosa. Also joining the new EFE Dow Jones News service from EFE is Jaime Jimenez, who was appointed assistant news editor and is based in Madrid.

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