Description: Historical, global coverage of equities, stock markets, commodities, futures, currencies, options, bond markets, company financials, and economic data.
The database is updated daily, and historical equity information goes back as far as 1973,
though coverage varies across countries and types of content. Sources include national governments,
OECD, EIU, IMF, Worldscope, and Morgan Stanley Capital (MSCI). Our subscription also includes
financial statement data from Worldscope for non-U.S. companies.
Available in the Financial Databases Room through proprietary application DSWindows and the Datastream Excel add-in.
Go to the Extranet link in the Datastream toolbar when in Excel on FDR 1 in the Financial Databases Room. HBS uses Datastream Advance for Office (AFO), which includes the Excel add-in.
- Click on the "Datastream Desktop (Advance and AFO)" link under "Product Information"
- then "Datastream in Excel (Version 5.1) - Quick Reference"
Detailed information about data available through Datastream can be found in the links under "Data Information". For example, click on the "Equities" link and scroll down to the "Guides and Other Useful Documents" section on the "Equity Information" page.
Content Type: Financial Markets Data
- Current HU faculty, students, and staff in Baker
- HBS faculty and doctoral students may contact Baker Research Services.
Use of this database implies acceptance of our Copyright and Licensing Restrictions.