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BUSN - Library Information for Business Faculty/PhD

Advanced Financial Databases

These databases are available on dedicated stations in the Business Library or Finance Trading Lab or via the Thomson ONE database.


  • provides global financial and business information on market sectors such as equities, indices, derivatives, commodities and futures, currencies, industries and more.
  • real-time and historical data, news, charts, graphs, filings and more.
  • Excel add-in permits dynamic data updating
  • available on station #14 in the Business Library and in the Trading Lab
    How toBloomberg Guide

Datastream (Thomson Reuters)

  • provides historical (20 years) and current data for international equities, indices, bonds, economic series, derivatives, commodities and corporate statistics.
  • excellent charting capability
  • accessed through MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word and available on station #13 (Reuters station) in the Business Library


Deals & League Tables (Thomson Reuters)

  • provides historical (up to 30 years) global M&A transactions, debt capital markets, equity capital markets
  • includes M&A data from SDC Platinum
  • access through Thomson ONE database.


EIKON (Thomson Reuters)

  • provides real-time market data, news, ownership data and analysis tools covering public corporations and all types of investment vehicles.
  • Excel add-in permits dynamic data updating
  • available on station #13 in the Business Library and in the Trading Lab

Private Equity (Thomson Reuters)

  • formerly Venture Xpert
  • information on buyout and venture firms and their funds, executives, private equity backed companies, and limited partners dating back to 1969. Search venture and buyout-backed companies by industry, location, round size, round date, business description and keywords.
  • coverage: the Americas, Europe and Asia.
  • access through Thomson ONE database

WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services) is a collection of financial, accounting, banking, economics, management, marketing, and public policy databases accessible through a single Web-based interface. WRDS hosts the numeric data sets used frequently by academic researchers.

Haskayne PhD students and faculty may request a WRDS account for remote access and storage on a remote server.








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