AccessThe 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.
OverviewWidely 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 as an Excel Add-In: