Datastream (access through Eikon)

NOTE! New access procedure - the contents and appearance of the database are unchanged. Current and historical financial and economic information, including data on stocks, bonds, derivatives, currencies, trusts, and macroeconomic issues.

 

Datastream contents

Current and historical financial and economic information, including data on stocks, bonds, derivatives, currencies, trusts, macroeconomic issues etc.

Contents are sorted into so-called Data Categories:

  • Equities (prices, key financials (P/E, EPS etc.)
  • Equity indices (trade value, prices. turnover etc.)
  • Unit trusts
  • Investment trusts
  • Bonds & Convertibles
  • Bonds Indices & CDS
  • Economics (Macroeconomic time series from IMF, OECD, ECB, Eurostat, EIU, national statistical agencies etc.)
  • Exchange rates
  • Interest rates (Treasury Bonds, state bonds, etc.)
  • Commodities
  • Derivatives (Warrants, Futures, Options)

Data extraction from Datastream Advance requires the selection of a relevant Data Category.

Hints from the librarian 

Access for CBS students in LRC in the CBS Library at Solbjerg Plads.

Access Procedure:
The login procedure for Datastream is quite simple – but may require som patience.
If you click on the Thomson Reuters icon on the screen, a new screen will open – now with two Thomson Reuters Eikon icons.
One of them – Thomson Reuters Eikon Microsoft Excel – opens Excel, where you can access a Thomson Reuters Eikon add-in and a Thomson Datastream add-in.
To open the Datastream add-in, first you must Sign In in the Thomson Eikon add-in.

Contact
Søren Madsen, CBS Library, sm.lib@cbs.dk
Erik Sonne, CBS Library, es.lib@cbs.dk

Datastream facts

Period Depends on type of data
Geography The world
Provider Refinitiv (pas name Thomson Reuters)

 

Subjects

Types

The page was last edited by: CBS Library // 02/15/2019