Name of Database Datastream
Source Thomson Reuters
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For NTU Staff and Students only.

Standalone, for use at Info Desk only PCs in Business Library

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Brief Notes

Datastream provides financial time series data covering a wide range of topics for many countries. 

As the database was first started in the United Kingdom, the terms used are British.

Not all data variables are available for all periods in all countries; there are differences and gaps.

You can find some data on suspended and delisted securities too.

Data Type Statistical
Coverage Varies with data variable, period and country
Subjects/Topic Coverage

Bond Indices and CDS; Bonds and Convertibles; Commodities; Derivatives: Warrants, Futures and Options;  Economics; Equities; Equity Indices; Exchange Rates; Interest Rates; Investment Trusts; and Unit Trusts.

Concurrent Users
Updates Daily
Save Option Yes
Print Option Yes
RSS Feeds No
Weblogs No
Podcast No
Additional Notes



Click on the Help tab at the top for: Contents to get help with Error Messages; Online Manuals for a comprehensive User Guide; Definitions for help with Datastream functions and to create functions that you will use frequently; and Remote Help for Codes. 

Use the navigator to get help files, documents and guides; to contact Thomson Reuters for help, etc. The data cannot be exported; only the pcs in Business Library can do that. The link is extranet.datastream.com//LOGON.ASPX?URL=http://extranet.datastream.com/index.htm. The logon id is xnan901 (nine zero one). Thomson Reuters will only accept registration when you use your NTU official email address.

Maintained by Balbindar Kaur Dhaliwal
Last Modified 19/03/2015
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