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Datastream Advance

Use this guide to learn the basics on how to use Datastream.

What is Datastream?

Datastream is a global financial database which contains current and historical data on stocks, indices, bonds, funds, futures, options, interest rates, commodities, and economic indicators.


Refinitiv Datastream is a decades-long established data feed that bridges relationships between global equities, economic series, commodities, and futures. Researchers use Datastream for comparative macroeconomic time-series analysis and querying cross-asset financial data.