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Audit Analytics (Europe Module)
Provides detailed categorizations of issues for tracking and analyzing public company disclosures related to audits, compliance, governance, corporate actions, and federal litigation. Contains comprehensive research on over 150,000 active audits and more than 10,000 accounting firms. In most cases, data dates back to fiscal year 2000. If you are not registered already, please complete the registration form via this link https://wrds-www.wharton.upenn.edu/register   On-campus use

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BoardEx (UK)
A continuously growing global leadership database containing the most accurate and comprehensive global board and relationship intelligence, collected and curated over 20 years. The database covers board members, non-board members, C-suite executives, senior leaders and professional advisors. Enables users to perform statistical research on business leaders to understand trends in leadership, management, diversity and inclusion, governance, compensation, and networks. If you are not already registered, please complete registration form via this link https://wrds-www.wharton.upenn.edu/register/  On-campus use

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Eikon (including Datastream)
Please contact libenquiry@soas.ac.uk to gain access to Eikon/Datastream remotely, specifying the date and time that you require access. Access to key financial data for both developed and emerging markets; statistics on equities and equity indices, company fundamentals, bonds, international macro data, interest and exchange rates, commodities and derivatives; a comprehensive time-series of up to 50 years for 175 countries and 60 markets; in total more than 255 mil time series data. Available for SOAS Staff and Students only. 
Eikon (including Datastream)

Access
Available for SOAS staff and students only. Access is on-campus via a computer on Level E (ground floor) in the Library, daily 9.00am-10.00pm.

Booking is required - 3 hour sessions only, to make a booking visit the Library Enquiry Desk, call  020 7898 4163 or e-mail libenquiry@soas.ac.uk

Description
Eikon is the largest and most renowned historical financial database with more than 255 million time series data. Information includes:

  • Real time market data news
  • Equities – over 100,000 active equities (plus another 100,000 inactive) for 100 developed and emerging markets, and with over 200 fields
  • Company Fundamentals – fundamental data and financial ratios for all developed and many emerging markets, across 79 markets
  • Unit and Investment Trusts – unit trust coverage for 11 countries, including the top five European Funds Markets – complete coverage of UK Investment Trusts
  • Equity Indices –over 280,000 indices with extensive coverage of market indices for 68 countries; Equity index and constituent data for major index suppliers (such as MSCI, FTSE, S&P); Global Equity Indices span over 30 years of daily frequency covering 55 markets; also coverage of third party bond indices (such as JP Morgan, Citygroup, Barclays Capital)
  • Bonds – over 230,000 active bonds, 220,000 warrants, certificates and convertibles, and 500,000 fixed income securities
  • Macroeconomic Data – nationally sourced indicators for 118 markets and another 130 with comparable data from international sources (e.g. Eurostat, IMF, OECD)
  • Commodities – more than 77,000 live spot prices, including agricultural, energy and metal prices
  • Interest and Exchange Rates
  • Derivatives – excellent futures coverage across 34 countries, with history as back as 1976; options database covers 2,000 active contracts for over 490,000 live series

Dates covered
Dates vary by data category and country/market - starting from as far back as 1950s for major economies - annual, monthly, weekly or daily (when available) frequency - Updated continuously

Download/e-mail/print
All data can be downloaded easily using the Advance for Office (AFO) Add-in in Excel

More information 
Eikon Short User Guide
Eikon Trainning

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EMIS (Emerging Markets Database)
Comprehensive database for research into economics, finance, and international business in over 125 emerging markets. Research and analytical data, time-sensitive and hard-to-find news, reports, profiles, peer comparisons and more are available for companies, mergers & acquisitions, industries, countries, and macroeconomic themes. Reports available in multiple languages. There are a number of video tutorials on the platform which may be useful for new users.  On-campus use

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GTA China (CSMAR)
Access to the China Stock Market Series and the China Listed Firms Research Series available in English, and both traditional or simplified Chinese. Available to SOAS staff & students only, with log in on & off campus. [To access all of the language versions click on 'GTA China (CSMAR)' to the left.] 
GTA China (CSMAR)
Access

Available to SOAS staff and students only, with log in on & off campus.

About

Access to the China Stock Market Series and the China Listed Firms Research Series available in English, and both traditional or simplified Chinese. GTA is a leading global provider of China financial market data, China industries and economic data. The Stock Market Data includes end-of-day prices, volume and computed comparable prices of all A shares and B shares companies listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange from 1990 to present. China Corporate Research Series provide detailed information on listed companies’ finance and behaviour. Data mainly derive from periodic and ad-hoc announcements from listed companies, including financial statements, financial ratios management information, shareholder information, corporate behaviour and analyst forecasts.

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Nikkei Telecom 21
Japanese news and business information, containing Nihon Keizai Shinbun (日本経済新聞) since 1876, company profiles and financial information, and personnel information. Nikkei English News and Nikkei Asian Review from [スペシャルコンテンツ]. 
Nikkei Telecom 21
URL

On-campus: http://www.nikkeieu.com/telecom/en/soas.html
Off-campus:https://ezproxy.soas.ac.uk/login?url=http://t21ipau.nikkei.co.jp/ipauth/auth/auth?sid=1

Access:

Any Library user from computers on-campus. SOAS students and staff only from computers off-campus. Access for one user only at a time. 6 pm JST to 5 am JST (23 hours a day)

Authentication

Available to all Library users on-campus. Off-campus access available to SOAS staff and students, using their SOAS ID and password.

Username and password:

Not required.

Full-text or bibliographic:

Full-text.

Description:

Nikkei Telecom21 (Academic Package) is a group of comprehensive business database services offered by Nihon Keizai Shimbun.

The service consists of:

  • News: Real-Time Nikkei newswire service (Japanese and English)
  • Full Text Article Search: Nikkei’s 4 main newspapers and news (Japanese and English)
  • Market & Economic Indicators: Stock Indices, exchange rates, bond pricing and other economic indicators (Japanese)
  • Company Search: Company profiles and financial information (Japanese)
  • Who’s Who Search: Personnel information in business (Japanese)
Dates covered:

Nikkei Japanese news from 1876 to1961 and from 1975 to date. Nikkei English news from 1983 to date.

Download/email/print /reference software:

Print is available.

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Orbis Bank Focus (formerly Bankscope)
Orbis Bank Focus contains detailed financial information for more than 29,000 to 38,000 banks worldwide, including accounts, ratios, ratings, ownership and news. You can use it to analyse data, compare banks, and download charts and graphs. 
Orbis Bank Focus (formerly Bankscope)
Access

Any Library user from computers on-campus. SOAS students and staff only from computers off-campus.

Authentication

Available to all Library users on-campus. Off-campus access available to SOAS staff and students, using their SOAS id and password.

Description

Bankscope is a global database of 30,000 banks' financial statements, ratings and intelligence. Information includes:

  • Detailed financials - statements are in multiple formats including a new universal format to compare banks globally   
  • Interim data
  • Ratings, and rating reports, from FitchRatings, Moody's, Standard & Poor's and Capital Intelligence
  • Country risk and country finance reports
  • Stock data for listed banks
  • Directors and contacts
  • Original filings/images
  • Detailed bank structures
  • Economic country profiles and outlooks
  • Business and related news
  • M&A deals and rumours
Dates covered

Orbis Bank Focus has up to 8 years of detailed accounts for each bank.

Download/e-mail/print

Orbis Bank Focus allows exporting to other software programmes, including spreadsheets, databases, word processors and ACSII formats.

More information

Orbis Bank Focus help or email info@bvdinfo.com

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Oriana
Oriana is a comprehensive database of over 10 million companies across the Asia-Pacific region. It combines data from various sources with software for searching and analysis.  On-campus use

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Wharton Data Research Services
Provides subscription to the Audit Analytics and BoardEx databases (for further info both of these are listed as separate entries in the A-Z list). Limited access to a number of other databases is also available. For access please complete the registration form via this link https://wrds-www.wharton.upenn.edu/register/ and login via the WRDS website once your registration has been approved.  On-campus use

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Zephyr
ZEPHYR is an information solution containing M&A, IPO and venture capital deals with links to detailed financial company information. Pan-European deals date back to 1997 and North American deals to 2001.  On-campus use

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