Key specialist financial databases
The University of Manchester Library and Alliance Manchester Business School subscribe to a comprehensive collection of specialist financial and business databases that are used by top researchers around the world.
For a fuller list of the databases available and of interest, visit the Business and Management subject guide pages.
Below is a summary of the most used and respected business databases that are available to staff and students at The University of Manchester.
|Amadeus||Information on the top 500,000 European public/private companies.|
|Bloomberg Professional||Connect to world stock exchanges, markets and securities for data and news.|
|BoardEx||Information on over 600,000 directors over 15,500 quoted companies.|
|Capital IQ||Information on public/private companies, markets, transactions and people.|
|CRSP, Compustat and CRSP Compustat Merged (CCM)||North American market data, company financial data and the integration of the two.|
|China Securities Market & Accounting Research (CSMAR)||China stock market, financial and bond market series.|
|Datastream||Current and historical financial and economic data. Includes I/B/E/S and Worldscope.|
|Fame||Financial analysis database of over 9 million UK and Ireland companies.|
|I/B/E/S||Worldwide analysts’ forecasts summary and detailed data (requires programming).|
|London Share Price Database (LSPD)||UK financial market – high quality monthly coverage of London Stock Market.|
|Mergent Fixed Income Securities Database (FISD)||US bonds and debt data on over 140,000 securities.|
|S&P Global Market Intelligence||Formerly SNL Financial, it combines exclusive analysis and in-depth data for the banking, financial services and insurance industries.|
|SDC Platinum||Worldwide deals: mergers and acquisitions, new issues and private equity.|
|ThomsonONE.com||Company financials, ownership, market and deals data and reports.|
|Thomson Research||Company and industry documents, reports and prospectuses.|
|Wharton Research Data Service (WRDS)||Research-oriented access to key US and global databases including ExecuComp, OptionMetrics, RiskMetrics and several of the above.|