BACH (Bank for the Accounts of Companies Harmonized)

BACH is a database of aggregated and relatively harmonized accounting data of non-financial incorporated enterprises of 11 European countries (plus 4 in a near future), based on national accounting standards (individual annual accounts). Together with the data, yearly analyses on European companies are released through specific publications...


Bloomberg is a key source for current and historical pricing on equities, fixed income securities, foreign exchange and commodities, as well as indicative and fundamental data, customized analytics and business news.

Compustat North America

Compustat North America (available via WRDS). is a database of U.S. and Canadian fundamental and market information on active and inactive publicly held companies. It provides more than 300 annual and 100 quarterly Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows, and supplemental data items.


CRSP (available via WRDS). The Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP) maintains the most comprehensive collection of security price, return, and volume data for the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ stock markets. Additional CRSP files provide stock indices, beta- and cap-based portfolios, treasury bond and risk-free rates, mutual funds, and real estate data.

CRSP Index History Intraday

CRSP Index History Intraday (available via WRDS) include second-by-second levels of CRSP’s investible Equity Indexes and End of Day levels.

CRSP Mutual Funds

CRSP Funds (available via WRDS). The CRSP U.S. Mutual Fund Database provides open-ended mutual fund data for over 24,725 (approximately 8,710 dead funds and 16,015 live) open-ended funds of all investment objectives: Equity funds, taxable and municipal bond funds, international funds, and money market funds.

CRSP/Compustat Merged Database

The CRSP/COMPUSTAT Merged Database (available via WRDS) allows for concurrent database access to CRSP's stock data and Compustat's fundamental data.


Datastream Financial statistical database with international coverage of stocks, bonds, interest rates, exchange rates and other economic indicators. Datastream is now part of EIKON with Datastream.

EIKON is available at the library via Bloomberg terminals.

EIKON with Datastream

"From streaming real-time data to deep historical information, Thomson Reuters Eikon gives you access to trusted, timely and accurate content from more than 400 exchanges and OTC-traded markets and over 70 direct exchange feeds, delivered via Thomson Reuters Elektron low latency data feeds."

EIKON is available at the library via Bloomberg terminals.

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Execucomp (available via WRDS) dataset includes over 80 different compensation items on more than 12,500 executives (top five executive officers per company) in companies included in the S&P 500, S&P 400 MidCap and S&P SmallCap 600 indexes; over 35 measures of company financial performance taken from Compustat. The data is annual and available from 1992 forward.

Financial Times

Financial Times: Our educational site license allows for professors and students to consult up-to-date information as well as seven years of backfiles.

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I/B/E/S (available via WRDS) provides both summary and individual analyst forecasts of company earnings, cash flows, and other important financial items, as well as buy-sell-hold recommendations.

(GEE) Office for Strategy and Studies of the Portuguese Ministry of Economics

The (GEE) Office for Strategy and Studies of the Portuguese Ministry of Economics (Gabinete de Estratégia e Estudos do Ministério da Economia) is a database for economic and statistical information for Portugal. They publish daily updates of Portugal's most relevant economic indicators. Subscribe to their once-a-day, one minute newsletter, Flache GEE

Example newsletter (PDF)

IMF International Financial Statistics

IMF International Financial Statistics provides time series data of major economic aggregates used in economic analysis. It also offers data items on exchange rates, international banking, international transactions and national accounts, etc.

Jornal Ecónomico

Jornal Económico: educational site licence provided by Jornal Económico (all content in portuguese)


Marketline profiles all major companies, industries and geographies, MarketLine is one of the most prolific publishers of business information today.

Content is produced by an internal team of analysts, drawing on primary and secondary research and prepared under an established methodology that's been tried and tested over 10 years.



Orbis from Bureau van Dijk contains comprehensive information on companies worldwide. You can use it to research individual companies and to find companies with specific profiles and analyse them.

This resource is also available via WRDS





Sabi (from Bureau van Dijk) contains comprehensive information on companies in Portugal. You can use it to research individual companies, search for companies with specific profiles and for analysis.

Content includes: Company financials, Directors and contacts, Stock data for listed companies, and Detailed corporate structures



SDC Platinum

Securities Data Company (SDC) Platinum™, the online historical financial transactions database, provides the most detailed financial transaction information available on new issues, Mergers and Acquisitions, Bonds, Syndicated Loans, private equity, project finance, poison pills and many more.

Thomson Institutional 13f Holdings

Thomson Institutional 13f (available via WRDS) provides Institutional Common Stock Holdings and Transactions, as reported on Form 13f filed with the SEC.

The database contains quarterly information on the institutional investors' holdings of US securities. Any institutional investor who manages U$100 million or more is required to disclose this information by filing Form 13f to the US SEC. 

Thomson Mutual Funds Holdings

Thomson Mutual Fund Holdings database (available via WRDSprovides security holding information for all registered mutual funds that report their holdings with the SEC, plus 3,000 global funds. Reported securities include all NYSE/AMEX/NASDAQ, Toronto, and Montreal common stocks. This database is formerly known as CDA/Spectrum, and is often referred to as Spectrum 1 2 for ownership information by registered Investment Companies or Domestic Mutual Funds.

Thomson ONE

Thomson ONE provides integrated access to several financial databases providing a wide range of data on internationally quoted companies, international stock exchange indices, private equity, and financial deals (mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, equity deals, loan deals).

Thomson ONE can be accessed via EIKON by Thomson Reuters.

UN Data

UN Data provides socioeconomic data from 274 countries with coverage from 1948-2050. Covers 31 topics such as: agriculture, construction, financial statistics, health, income, consumption of wealth, and more. Data may be downloaded.

World Bank Data

World Bank Data - World Bank provides free and open access to a comprehensive set of data about development in countries around the globe, together with other datasets cited in the data catalog.


Worldscope (available via Datastream) offers fundamental data on the world’s leading public and private companies. It also provides annual and interim/quarterly data, detailed historical financial statement content, per share data, calculated ratios, pricing and textual information.


WRDS Wharton Research Data Services: WRDS is a comprehensive source of financial, accounting, economic, management, marketing, banking, and insurance data. 


Zephyr contains information on M&A, IPO, private equity and venture capital deals. There are links to the detailed financial information on the companies involved in the deals.