Datastream is available for in-library use only, on a designated Bloomberg PC (Workstation 6) in the Johnston Library. This workstation can be booked.
Datastream is a global, historical Thomson Financial database that provides financial information including:
Daily pricing and volume information on over 37,000 equities from 57 countries
12,000 market stock and bond indices
87,000 macroeconomic series from the International Financial Statistics of the World Bank, OECD and other central statistical offices
Over 2,000 daily foreign exchange rates
1,000 daily and weekly interest rate series
68,000 fixed income instruments from 23 countries and more than 260 financial and commodity futures and options contracts.
Business Library guides for Excel & Advance formats EXCEL 1 - simple search for an equity's price and volume EXCEL 2 - using a constituent list to gather price and volume EXCEL 3 - using Datastream Explorer to build a local list EXCEL 4 - using Datastream Advance to gather static data for a list for a specific date EXCEL 5 - using Datastream Advance to screen equities EXCEL 6 - creating and using a Local List