Thomson Datastream

Access

The Thomson Datastream is both a standalone application and a Microsoft Excel plug-in. The database is available on workstations at the Finance Lab. To access the standalone application, simply open the Datastream 5.1 shortcut on the desktop. To access the database through Microsoft Excel, please follow the instructions as outlined by the Excel Add-Ins Quick Start Guide. Professors at the Rotman School may request to have the software installed on their office computers.

Documents

Overview

Widely known as the number one historical financial data provider offering the most comprehensive coverage in the industry, it includes: worldwide equity prices, indices, unit trust pricing, dividend coverage, international macroeconomic time series, foreign exchange, bonds, derivatives and commodities.

Datastream Advance:

DataStream Advance Interface
DataStream Advance

Datastream as an Excel Add-In:

DataStream Excel Interface
DataStream Excel Add-In

Finance Lab Support
If you require any additional information or support, please feel free to contact us at financelab@rotman.utoronto.ca.

Help Files

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