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Company databases

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Bankscope Bankscope contains detailed financial, ownership and executive information on over 30,000 banks; the data is available for the last 16 years. Cam domain
Bloomberg Bloomberg provides current and historical financial quotes, business newswires, and descriptive information, research and statistsics on over 52,000 companies worldwide. You can only access the database at one dedicated terminal in the Marshall Library. Additional Bloomberg terminals are available at the Judge Business School in Trumpington Street. Available only in Marshall Library
Datastream A comprehensive on-line historical database provided by Thomson Financial that encompasses a broad range of financial entities and instruments with global geographical coverage. Datastream includes daily prices, trading volumes, and return indices, updated at the end of every trading day, for over 100,000 equities in nearly 200 countries worldwide. It also includes data on bonds, options and other derivatives, mutual funds (unit trusts), market indices, exchange rates, macroeconomic variables, and corporate financial data. Available only in Marshall Library
Booking Bloomberg or Datastream sessions
Sessions on either the Bloomberg or Datastream terminals are usually available for periods of one hour - although these can be extended if nobody else has booked subsequent sessions. You may book a session by following the link to the booking form opposite. The calendars below illustrate current Bloomberg / Datastream availability and you should consult these before sending us a booking request. link arrow