Thomson Reuters reports higher third-quarter net profit

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Thomson Reuters Corp on Wednesday reported higher quarterly revenue excluding currency effects and reaffirmed its full-year sales outlook.

The news and information company reported third-quarter net earnings of $348 million or 46 cents per share, compared with $286 million or 36 cents per share, a year ago.

Adjusted for special items, earnings were 68 cents per share.

(Reporting By Jessica Toonkel; Editing by Nick Zieminski)