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Bloomberg The Bloomberg brings together real-time data on every market, breaking news, in-depth research, powerful analytics, communications tools and world-class execution capabilities — in one fully integrated solution. It delivers unparalleled coverage of markets and securities with information across asset classes — from fixed income to equities, to foreign exchange, commodities and derivatives — integrated in one place and delivered in real time. Bloomberg has a broad range of research offerings including direct access to sell-side and independent research from more than 1,500 sources, as well as proprietary, analyst-driven research that provides a comprehensive view of industries and their key constituents with unsurpassed depth and breadth at the sector, industry and company levels.

Designated PC at the Bloomberg Terminal room

(Room #: 6-4-37)

*permits only 1 user to access at any one time

CEIC CEIC Database specializes in high-quality macro & micro economic and sector time-series data for emerging and developed economies, with access to extensive research coverage from prime national, regional and international statistical agencies and data-issuing organizations in over 195+ countries. CEIC has built a reputable database, with high data accuracy, timeliness and comprehensiveness, and is used by financial institutions, government agencies, universities and corporations across the globe. CEIC’s Global database contains over 2.8million data series with quick country reference on key indicators, detailed & hard-to-find information over 18 macroeconomic and 14 industrial sectors. CEIC provides academic institutions with the ability to easily find emerging trends in various markets and gain unique insights into the historical performance of numerous emerging & developed countries.

* New user need to register before using CEIC for the first time.

Compustat Standard & Poor Capital IQ

The modules subscribed to are:

  • North America Database - Full University Subscription
  • Global-ex-North America
  • North America Historical
  • Back Data Geographic & Industry Segments for Active and Inactive Companies
  • Bank Current Annual and Quarterly
  • Bank Historical Annual and Quarterly
  • S&P Filing Dates Database
Access via WRDS:

Online access to via WRDS requires you to apply your own username and password via

Please use your Monash email address or the application will be rejected.

Corporate Library GMI Ratings is the leading independent provider of global corporate governance and ESG ratings for companies worldwide. Ratings are built on extensive research and modeling that incorporates a broad spectrum of Environmental, Social and Governance(ESG) metrics as well as incorporating accounting transparency issues, to support the goal of identifying companies at risk. GMI Ratings is a signatory to the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Investment Initiative (PRI), a network committed to incorporating ESG research into the investment process. Access Thru to WRDS. Refer to WRDS for more details
Datastream  Provides key data sets from both developed and emerging markets - equities, market indices, company accounts, macroeconomics, bonds, foreign exchange, interest rates, commodities and derivatives.

Equity prices, volumes, market capitalisation, earnings and dividend data for around 50,000 equities covering 64 developed and emerging markets with over 25 years of history for key developed markets - global equity indices covering 38 markets, 16 regions, 127 sectors spanning over 25 years of history - extensive worldwide unit trust pricing and dividend coverage for 11 countries, including over 10,000 UK trusts - over 200,000 international macroeconomic time series available with indicators for around 175 countries sourced from central banks - foreign exchange rates for over 63 currencies - over 2,000 interest rates - over 200,000 bonds from 32 markets - 19,000 warrants from over 50 markets – commodities covering 1,500 spot prices and major indices.

The School subscribed to the Datastream Advance, IBES and Thomson Investment Banking database on 29 November 2010 primarily to be used by staff and research students for research. In the year 2016, the School has terminated Thomson Investment Banking due to low usage.  Hence, the new subscription agreement was signed on 2 December 2016.   In the year 2018, existing subscription Datastream Premium (x1) and Datastream IBES Current Contended (x1) have been migrated to Eikon for Students with Datastream for Office (x2 licenses) at the same 2017 subscription price of our existing service.  As such, the Order Form for the removal of existing service, and to replace with the new service (Eikon for Students with Datastream for Office) was signed on 1 February 2018.

Refinitiv Eikon

*permits only 2 users to access at any one time

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) Description:

Wharton Research Data Services, or WRDS, is an Internet-based business data research service from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Developed in 1993 to support faculty research at Wharton, the service has since evolved to become a common tool for research for over 190 institutions around the world.

WRDS annual subscription and license includes the data management and research tools provided with the WRDS Research Platform, including several databases that are provided free of charge to the subscribers as listed below.  It also includes SAS Studio and the WRDS Classroom tools and Analytics for our researchers and instructors.  Finally, the WRDS subscription also included PhD and data specialist support for our faculty and students.

Please take note that WRDS is a platform to access different databases listed below.  However, we have to pay WRDS for the platform and database vendors listed below separately.

WRDS provides access to the following databases:

  • AuditAnalytics
  • Bank Regulatory
  • Blockholders
  • Bureau van Dijk – Bankscope and Osiris
  • CBOE Indexes
  • CRSP
  • Direct Marketing Educational Foundation (DMEF) Academic Data
  • Dow Jones
  • Fama French & Liquidity Factors
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • GMI Ratings
  • ISS (formerly RiskMetrics)\
  • Markit
  • Markit Trial
  • PHLX
  • Penn World Tables
  • SEC Order Execution
  • WRDS Sec Analytics Suite Trial
  • Zacks Trial

Online access to via WRDS requires you to apply your own username and password via

Please use your Monash email address or the application will be rejected.